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Reduce your risk



One third of cancer deaths in Australia are caused by preventable risk factors such as smoking, limited physical activity, poor diet, sun exposure or not taking part in screening programs.

There are seven simple steps you can take to reduce your cancer risk. Read more in our fact sheets:

If you need more information or would like to talk to someone please call Cancer Council Helpline on 13 11 20 (local call cost anywhere in Australia).

Disclaimer: The information contained in these fact sheets is not a substitute for, and is not intended to replace, independent professional advice. Users should consider the need to obtain any appropriate professional advice relevant to their own particular circumstances.


This page was last updated on: Sunday, August 19, 2012