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Preventing Cancer

Cancer prevention starts with healthy living. By making healthy lifestyle choices, you can reduce your risk of getting cancer. In fact, about half of all cancers can be prevented through healthy living and policies that protect the health of Canadians.

To learn more about preventing cancer and healthy lifestyle choices, contact the Health Unit toll-free at 1-866-888-4577. For information about specific cancers (as well as recommendations on screenings), click on the list at right.


Additional Resources

Guidelines for Cancer Screening - Cancer Care Ontario

'You Didn't Know' Cancer Screening Ad - Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care