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World Cancer Day

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Each year on 4 February, World Cancer Day empowers communities and individuals across the world to show support and raise the profile of cancer in a positive and inspiring way.

The campaign theme for World Cancer Day 2019-2021 is ‘I Am and I Will’. Whoever you are, you have the power to reduce the impact of cancer for yourself, the people you love and the world.

World Cancer Day 2019 highlights early detection as one of the most impactful ways to improve health outcomes and reduce the global cancer burden.

To find out how you can get involved visit World Cancer Day.

Help us to spread the message!

Use Twitter to be part of the conversation leading up to, and on World Cancer Day using the hashtags #WorldCancerDay and #IAmAndIWill, or visit Cancer Australia’s Twitter page.




Healthy Lifestyle : What's your risk?

Did you know that lifestyle choices can make a big difference to your risk of cancer?

World experts estimate that more than half of all cancers could be prevented through a combination of healthy lifestyle and regular screening.

Visit Cancer Australia’s Check your cancer risk tool to assess your individual lifestyle choices including weight and diet, physical activity, alcohol consumption, smoking and sun exposure. Once you have assessed your cancer risk, find out how you can make healthy changes to your lifestyle at our Lifestyle & risk reduction webpage.