Reduce your risk

Quitting Smoking | Irish Cancer Society

Quitting can save your life and we can help you quit smoking for good. 

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Irish Cancer Society | Reduce your risk | Healthy lifestyle

Following a healthy lifestyle can help you to reduce your risk of cancer by up to 50 per cent. Find out more about how healthy lifestyles can reduce your risk of cancer.

Healthy lifestyle

Irish Cancer Society welcomes the introduction of sunbed legislation including the ban of sunbed use to under 18’s.

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Follow the links for more information on our health education programmes and cancer awareness campaigns:

Our Health Promotion team works to bring health education messages into the community. Find out more about our programmes:

Early detection is the best defense against cancer. If you know the signs, you'll know when to go to your GP. Learn what to be aware of, including any abnormal changes.

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Tips for staying healthy

Don't smoke.

Moderate your alcoholic drink consumption.

Be sunsmart everyday to reduce your risk of skin cancer.

Eat fresh fruit, vegetables and foods high in fibre.

Limit fatty foods in your diet.

More on staying healthy