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Taking Action to Prevent Cancer
couple-stock photoThe evidence is in – and it is clear. Cancer can be prevented. 

In fact, the World Cancer Research Fund and the American Institute for Cancer Research estimate that as much as one-third of all cancers can be prevented. Here’s how: By eating well, being active and maintaining a healthy body weight.

“Now it is time to move from evidence to action,” says Judy Purcell, Prevention Coordinator with Cancer Care Nova Scotia. “We need to invest in the health of our population as much as we invest in their health care. To prevent cancer, we need this kind of paradigm shift.”

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