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Make informed decisions

Follow these recommendations and help reduce your cancer risk.


Check your family history

Tell your doctor if any of your close relatives have ever been diagnosed with cancer. Read more

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Understand hormones

The birth control pill and hormone replacement therapy may increase your risk of cancer. Understand the risks and benefits. Read more

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Get vaccinated

Some viruses cause cancer. Check with your doctor about whether a Hepatitis B or HPV vaccine is a good idea for you. Read more

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Be safe at work

Cancer-causing substances at work are responsible for a small percentage of cancers. Know your risk and protect yourself. Read more

Know your environment

Learn how to reduce your exposure to cancer-causing substances (carcinogens). Read more

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Myths and controversies

Be cautious of any information obtained from unmonitored sources. Read more