Reduce your risk

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1800 200 700

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Friday 9am-5pm

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Find out the 12 steps you can take to reduce your cancer risk.


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Skin cancer is the most common cancer in Ireland. Find out how you can protect your skin by being SunSmart  this summer.

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Find out about youth projects from across the country which will be showcased at the X-HALE Youth Awards in July.

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Learn how a healthy lifestyle can help prevent cancer. We have lots of leaflets, booklets, and online information that informs people of how they can reduce their risk of cancer by making healthy lifestyle choices.

12 ways to reduce risk





Learn about our community-based programmes aimed at increasing awareness of how your cancer risk can be reduced.

  • X-HALE Youth Award Scheme - a smoking related community project for younger people
  • We Can Quit - a quitting smoking programme in partnership with local health groups
  • PREVENT Programme-  volunteer and raise awareness about cancer prevention and early detection.

Cancer awareness campaigns

Learn about our cancer awareness campaigns on early detection, signs and symptoms and how changing your lifestyle can reduce your risk of cancer.

Spot cancer early

Breast cancer


Viral videos

Check out the viral shortlisted films in the running for awards at this year's X-HALE Youth Awards.

Watch the films