While you can’t eliminate the possibility of cancer, there are steps that you can take to manage your risk of cancer, enhance the lives of cancer survivors and that may improve quality of life. Making healthy choices is good for everyone. Steps like eating right and exercising can help you maintain or achieve a healthier life. Our risk for many types of cancer may be related to diet, physical activity and weight. For some common cancers, strong evidence shows that diet, weight and physical activity can raise or lower risk. The information on this website does not replace the advice of your medical provider. Consult with your provider before you start a diet or exercise program.