Reducing the risk of cancer

Duration: approximately 4 hours self-paced

This course can educate you in understanding what action you can take to reduce the risk of cancer. Validated by Occupational Awards Ltd.


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If you would like to purchase a course for multiple people, please contact us on 01287 640062 or so we can process a bulk course order for you.


What will the course cover?

  • Define the term cancer
  • Summarise the prevalence of cancer
  • List the most common cancers in adult males and females in the UK
  • State what factors can affect the likelihood of developing cancer
  • Identify the environmental and lifestyle factors which can cause cancer
  • Describe cancers linked with diet, obesity, physical activity and alcohol
  • Explain in detail the 7 main recommendations for reducing the risk of cancer
  • Recognise the common myths of preventing cancer with diet
  • Summarise the current research of curcumin, antioxidants and phytochemicals in reducing the risk of cancer
  • State how the Mediterranean diet is linked to reducing the risk of cancer