While some risk factors for cancer such as age, gender and genetics can’t be changed, there are lifestyle choices that can decrease the risk of developing cancer.

Stopping the use of tobacco and protecting yourself while in the sun are things you can do to prevent cancers.

It’s also important to be proactive about your health and get screened for cancer.

To learn about CancerCare Manitoba’s quit smoking and screening programs, as well as facts about skin damage from the sun, please view the related sections.