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.
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.