There is no way to completely prevent a diagnosis of breast cancer, however, there are ways to lower your risk.
- Follow cancer screening guidelines to help find breast cancer early when it is easier to treat
- Limit the amount of alcohol you drink
- Maintain a healthy body weight
- Be physically active. Find out more at iCanBeActive.com
- Quit smoking
- Eating a Balanced Diet
Knowledge is Power! Understand your cancer risk. Online cancer risk assessments available on MyCancerIQ.ca are evidence-based, personalized, and tailored to the population of Ontario. For more information on cancer prevention, please visit: MyCancer IQ and The Canadian Cancer Society.