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Reduce cancer risk – what you can do

About half of all cancers can be prevented through healthy living and policies that protect the health of Canadians. The good news is you can reduce your risk of cancer right now. There’s no time like the present to start making positive lifestyle changes to feel better and live longer.

Follow these recommendations and help reduce your cancer risk.

Live well. Make healthy choices.

Be aware. Make informed decisions.

Look after yourself and help find cancer early.



Rose-Marie LeBlanc If I can help even one individual in my lifetime, it is worth the effort.

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A home away from home

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For cancer patients who must travel a great distance to get to treatment, Canadian Cancer Society lodges offer a welcoming place to stay.

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