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Reduce environmental risk and prevent cancer


Over half of all cancers can be prevented. How? By reducing our environmental risk.

“Well over 50% of our cancers are due to our environment – and this does not include smoking,” says Dr. Louise Parker, Cancer Care Nova Scotia’s Director of Cancer Research.

So, what is environmental risk and how do we reduce it?“

Environmental risk includes many aspects of our life and our society,” explains Dr.  Parker.  “It reflects our lifestyle, our behaviour, our culture, and our society.”

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