Cancer

  • Commonly diagnosed cancer in women is breast cancer, prostate for men
  • Lung cancer is a leading cause of cancer deaths for both men and women
  • 30 to 35 per cent of all cancers can be prevented by eating well, being active and maintaining a healthy weight
  • Help reduce the chances of developing cancer by:
    • Not smoking or chewing tobacco
    • Have a healthy diet, that includes eating fruits and vegetables, and limits red and processed meats, saturated fats and alcohol as these have been linked to increased risk of several cancers
    • Protecting your skin from ultraviolet rays from the sun that cause sunburns and skin cancer
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More information:

Canadian Cancer Society
Cancer Care Ontario
Prostate Cancer Canada

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