Did you know that at least one third of all cancer cases can be prevented through healthy lifestyle choices? Each year in Australia, more than 13,000 cancer deaths are due to smoking, sun exposure, unhealthy diet, alcohol, inadequate physical activity and being above a healthy weight. Fortunately, there are a number of lifestyle changes you can make to help reduce your cancer risk. Find out more below:
Cancer Risk Calculator
Find out how you can reduce your cancer risk.
Learn about the harmful effects of smoking and ways to quit.
Queensland has the highest rate of skin cancer in the world.
Nutrition and alcohol
Find out how nutrition and alcohol affect your cancer risk.
Being above a healthy weight increases the risk of 13 types of cancer.
Learn how to reduce your cancer risk through physical activity.
Occupational and environmental cancers
Learn how to reduce your cancer risk at work.
Early detection and immunisation
Early detection of cancer greatly increases the likelihood of successful treatment.
Programs and resources
We offer a range of programs and resources to support you to reduce your cancer risk.