Reduce your risk
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About 4 in 10 cancer cases 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.
Are you interested in participating in a research study to help with an app that will provide personalized recommendations for Canadians to reduce their cancer risk?
Be sun safe
Have a healthy body weight
Move more, sit less
How many cancers can be prevented?
The ComPARe (Canadian Population Attributable Risk of Cancer) study found how many cancer cases we can prevent in the future by changing the world around us. This includes making healthy choices and protecting ourselves where we live, work and play.
If we act now, we can prevent thousands of cancer cases by the year 2042. It’s all about understanding what the risks are and taking action to protect ourselves in our everyday lives. We can reduce our exposure to cancer risk factors by changing the world around us.
Check your family history
Be safe at work
Know your environment
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Go Dry this February
Did you know that drinking alcohol raises your risk of developing cancer?
The less alcohol you drink, the lower your cancer risk.
Sign up to go Dry this Feb and feel the health benefits while you raise funds to fuel life-saving cancer research and a nationwide support system so no one has to face cancer alone.