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Cancer prevention

Learn how a healthy lifestyle can help reduce your risk of cancer

Did you know? 4 out of 10 cancer cases can be prevented. For example, we can watch what we eat, choose not to smoke, limit our alcohol consumption and take regular exercise. 

 

Men's health

Over 10,000 Irish men are diagnosed with cancer each year. By taking a few simple steps such as maintaining a good diet and taking action early, every man can improve their chances of living a happy and healthy life.

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12 ways to reduce your cancer risk

The European Code Against Cancer, developed by the International Agency for Research on Cancer and the European Commission 2014,  aims to inform people about actions they can take for themselves or their families to reduce their risk of cancer.

Cancer specialists and scientists from across Europe compiled the code based on the latest scientific evidence on cancer prevention. It consists of twelve recommendations that most people can follow without any special skills or advice. The more recommendations people follow, the lower their risk of cancer will be.

Share our infographic with your friends and family or read the advice below on 12 ways to reduce your cancer risk. Download the  infographic in PDF format here.

12 ways to reduce your cancer risk              The European Code Against Cancer, developed by the International Agency for Research on Cancer and the European Commission 2014,  aims to inform people about actions they can take for themselves or their families to reduce their risk of cancer.  Cancer specialists and scientists from across Europe compiled the code based on the latest scientific evidence on cancer prevention. It consists of twelve recommendations that most people can follow without any special
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Share our infographic with your friends and family or read the advice below on 12 ways to reduce your cancer risk.

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