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Around 4 in 10 UK cancer cases could be prevented.
Find out how to reduce your risk of cancer.
If you smoke, stopping is the best thing you can do for your health and to reduce your cancer risk.
Keeping a healthy weight reduces the risk of 13 different types of cancer.
Staying safe in the sun and avoiding sunbeds reduces the risk of melanoma skin cancer.
Eating a healthy balanced diet can help reduce your risk of cancer.
The less alcohol you drink, the lower the risk of cancer.
Being more active can help us keep a healthy weight and reduce the risk of cancer.
You can’t catch cancer, but some infections such as HPV can increase your risk.
Changes in our hormone levels can affect the risk of cancer.
Air pollution and radon gas are causes of lung cancer, but in the UK the risk is fairly low.
Hoaxes, myths and unanswered questions about cancer.
Some inherited faulty genes can increase your risk of cancer.
Some jobs can affect people’s risk of cancer.
Although cancer can occur at any stage of life, it is much more common as we age.