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Prevention & Early Detection

The American Cancer Society reports that half of all men (1 in 2) and one-third of all women (1 in 3) will develop cancer in their lifetimes. Do what you can to avoid becoming a part of these statistics.

You can reduce your cancer risk - nearly 50% of cancers can be prevented.

Cancer Prevention Tips
Here are 7 ways you can reduce your risk of cancer:
  • Be SunSmart - Slip, Slap, Slope, Seek, Slide - The 5 S's
  • Maintain a Healthy Diet - Eat more fruits and vegetables
  • Exercise Regularly - At least 30 minutes a day and 5 times a week
  • Live Tobacco-Free - Every cigarette damages your health
  • Reduce Alcohol Consumption - Every drink increases your risk for cancer
  • Get Screened Regularly - Visit your doctor for regular checkups
  • Get Immunised - Ensure you get you and your children immunized

Find cancer early! Breast, cervical, skin, colorectal and prostate cancers may be found early or prevented by having regular cancer screening tests. Our Services

  • Mammogram, to screen for breast cancer
  • Pap Test, to screen for cervical cancer
  • Self-Skin Checks / Doctor Visits, to screen for skin cancer
  • Colonoscopy / Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT), to screen for colorectal cancer
  • Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) /Test Digital Rectal Exam (DRE), to screen for prostate cancer

Book a Wellness Talk Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre is pleased to offer free Wellness Talks to corporate and community organizations.Learn More

It is important to discuss your family’s cancer history and personal risk factors with your doctor to determine which tests are appropriate for you and at what age to start screenings.

If you have questions about cancer, we have answers: