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Can cancer be prevented?

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.

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Live well. Make healthy choices.

Live smoke-free

Live smoke-free
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Be sun safe
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Have a healthy body weight
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More ways to make healthy choices


Be aware. Make informed decisions.

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Check your family history

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Understand hormones

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Get vaccinated

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More ways to make informed decisions


Look after yourself and help find cancer early.

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Find prostate cancer

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Get screened for breast cancer

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Get screened for colorectal cancer

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More ways to find cancer

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