Reducing your risk of cancer

Can you prevent cancer?

While not all cancers are preventable, you can learn about the steps you can take to help prevent cancer on the Cancer Research UK Page. You can also read about cancer myths and the causes of cancer.

We have also created a series of videos with top tips to help lower your risk of cancer.

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Six things that reduce risk of cancer

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Not smoking

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Not drinking alcohol

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Keeping a healthy weight

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Eating and drinking healthily

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Staying active

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Staying safe in the sun

Top tips to lower your risk of cancer

Watch our full series of videos about 'top tips to lower your risk of cancer' on our YouTube playlist or visit our webpage.

Your local support services

There is a range of free support services in your area to help you stay healthy and reduce your risk of getting cancer.

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Advice on preventing cancer by Azmina Rose

A video with essential information on how to prevent cancer as well as on the importance of healthy living, getting symptoms of cancer checked early and cancer screening, told by someone with personal experience of cancer.

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