So 90% of cancer is preventable. Now what? Small lifestyle changes add up and make a huge impact on your health and quality of life. Want to live a little healthier? Start with one change. If you’re ready for more, start with these four simple changes. It’s time to take control.

Get Active
  • Take stairs instead of elevators
  • Walk or bike wherever you can
  • Play on a sports or rec team
  • Go to a gym
  • Try a health class, like yoga or Pilates

Get more ways to be active from the American Heart Association.

Eat Healthier
  • Eat five servings of fruits or vegetables a day
  • Eat lean proteins like chicken, fish or tofu
  • Eat more whole grains, try whole wheat pasta
  • Drink water instead of soda
  • Limit alcohol to two drinks for men, and one for women, daily

Find other healthy eating tips from Eat to Beat.

Get Screened
  • Do self-exams regularly
  • Get vaccinated against Hepatitis B and HPV
  • Learn your family health history
  • Get screened by a doctor
  • Protect your skin with SPF 30+ sunscreen

Learn about screenings from the National Cancer Institute.

Quit Smoking
  • Use nicotine gums, patches, sprays, inhalers, or lozenges
  • Talk to a counselor
  • Ask your doctor about prescription medications
  • Get support from family, friends and groups
  • If you don't smoke, don't start

Access free quitting resources at QuitPlan.

The information on this website is not a substitute for medical care. Please consult your doctor about the information from this site.