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It is estimated that around one-third of cancers in Australia are caused by common and avoidable risk factors.

This equates to around 37,000 new cases of cancer every year. The good news is, we can do something about it. Each of us can significantly reduce our cancer risk by making simple lifestyle changes.

Explore our cancer prevention resources to learn about how you can reduce your risk today.

Early detection of cancer

Can lifestyle choices affect your risk?

Cancer prevention

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This webpage was last reviewed and updated in January 2020.