02 March 2009

Check your cancer risk

Different things can put you at risk for cancer. Some you can change, others you can't. Use this quiz to assess your risk for cancer.

Genetics, lifestyle, environmental factors - all of these play a role in the causing of cancer. Do the quiz below and assess your risk for this disease.

Also visit the Cancer Condition Centre to find out more about the different types of cancer, cancer prevention and healthy lifestyle choices.


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CANSA’s purpose is to lead the fight against cancer in South Africa. Its mission is to be the preferred non-profit organisation that enables research, educates the public and provides support to all people affected by cancer. Questions are answered by CANSA’s Head of Health Professor Michael Herbst. For more information, visit

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