Any disease can be cured or get rid of from the severity, when on time treatment is given or proper medication on time is given. Rather than suffering, it is better to take care by preferring screening methods or doctor consult when little changes are seen doubtful. Cancers, probably show the symptoms almost in its middle stage and sometimes at last stage. Therefore, preventive measures are necessary, and those which come under cancer are named as active measures. As we know, most of the cancers are mainly caused due to the environmental risk factors. In the commentary article, a short notes on the different preventive measures for the life threatening disease i.e., cancer are discussed.