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What can I do to reduce cancer risk? Live a healthy and active lifestyle! Most of us know what that means, here are some specific things you can do.

Smoking remains responsible for the highest burden of lung cancer in Australia. Differences in burden identify subgroups that could benefit the most from health promotion activities.

A healthy weight and vigorous activity are essential to reduce colon cancer risk since these factors may be independent of each other.

More than 46,000 people will be told they have cancer across NSW this year, but we can all take steps to reduce our risk and improve our outcomes.

Community awareness about the link between alcohol and cancer is low compared to other lifestyle risk factors. However, alcohol is known to be a carcinogen.

By using a novel population attributable fraction method, the authors estimate that there will be 74 000 avoidable body fatness-related cancers, and 40 000 avoidable tobacco and alcohol-related cancers in Australia over the next 10 years (2017-2026).

New figures released today by the Cancer Institute NSW highlight the growing burden of cancer in NSW. One quarter of a million people are expected to be diagnosed with cancer over the next five years and 80,000 expected to die from the disease.