One third of cancers can be prevented by leading a healthy lifestyle.
Not only will a healthy lifestyle help reduce your risk of cancer, you’ll also have more energy and feel better about yourself. You will also cut your risk of heart disease, diabetes and obesity.
There are some simple steps you can take to reduce your cancer risk:
- Check for unusual changes and have screening tests
- Don’t smoke and avoid second-hand tobacco smoke
- Be SunSmart when UV levels reach 3 and above
- Be physically active
- Maintain a healthy weight
- Avoid or limit alcohol
- Eat a healthy diet
These healthy lifestyle messages are also important for many people who have been treated for cancer.
To read more click on the links above or view our Information Sheet - Reduce your Cancer Risk.