Knowing the signs of cancer could save your life. If you spot any signs of cancer, go to your doctor to get it checked out. You’re not wasting anyone’s time, and if it isn’t serious, your mind will be put at rest. But if it is cancer, early diagnosis can make all the difference. The sooner cancer is detected, the better the chances of successful treatment.
If you notice blood in your pee, even if it’s ‘just the once’, tell your doctor. Learn more about bladder and kidney cancer
Heartburn most days, for three weeks or more, could be a sign of oesophageal or stomach cancer – tell your doctor. Learn more about oesophago-gastric cancers
1 in 3 women who get breast cancer are over 70, so don’t assume you’re past it. Learn more about Breast cancer in over 70’s
Feeling bloated, most days, for 3 weeks, could be a sign of ovarian cancer. Learn more about ovarian cancer
If you’ve had blood in your poo or looser poo for the last 3 weeks, tell your doctor. Learn more about Bowel Cancer http://www.nhs.uk/be-clear-on-cancer/bowel-cancer/home
If you’ve been coughing for 3 weeks or more, tell your doctor.
Learn more about Lung cancer
Learn more about Prostate Cancer
Learn more about skin cancer
Page updated 18/07/2016