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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.

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Making progress in the cancer fight

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The 5-year cancer survival rate has increased from 25% in the 1940s to 60% today.

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