We can reduce the risk of cancer.
Every year, almost 16,000 adult Albertans are told they have cancer 1,2.
Experts in Alberta agree that about 45% of these cancers are linked to factors we can change 1.
That’s about 6,700 cases we could prevent each year if we work together on the things we know cause cancer.
Some types of cancer are more preventable than others. The list below shows the percentage of each cancer type that could be prevented.