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.

Cancers ordered by the amount of preventable cases

Select a cancer type to learn more about it and what you can do to reduce your risk.

Preventable Cases

Total Cases

Alberta Cancer Infographic

Some types of cancer are more preventable than others. This infographic shows the cancers in Alberta that could be prevented if we work together.

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