One third of cancers can be prevented. Discover simple lifestyle changes that can help reduce your risk.

Get checked

Early detection offers one of the best chances of cure.

Limit alcohol

Evidence has linked alcohol consumption to various cancers.

Eat a healthy diet

We recommend a healthy body weight, regular exercise and a healthy diet.

Be a healthy weight

Convincing evidence links obesity to various cancers.

Be physically active

Evidence links physical activity to reduced breast and colon cancer risk.

Be SunSmart

It's preventable but nearly 2,000 Australians die of skin cancer each year.

Quit smoking

Each year 15,000 Australians are diagnosed with smoking-related cancer.


Tips to cut your cancer risk in the workplace.

Aboriginal communities

We're working to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.

Men Cancer

Cancer Prevention for Men

Steps men can take to reduce their cancer risk or find cancer at a stage when treatment is more likely to succeed.

Blog update
New smokefree areas for Victoria: and how to ask a smoker to butt out
Smokefree areas are important to protect workers and patrons from the dangers of secondhand smoke and to make outdoor dining more enjoyable for everyone – so what can you do if someone is puffing away in a smokefree area?
Updated: 14 Nov, 2017