BE CAUTIOUS about CANCER

BE CAUTIOUS about CANCER

Your GP wants to know if you have any of these symptoms.

These symptoms may be harmless but can be caused by cancer or other conditions, so contact your GP to discuss them.

Quick assessment means faster reassurance if all is well. If there is a problem, an earlier diagnosis means better chances of a full recovery.

Better outcomes with 

Earlier assessment of:

Change in bowel/bladder function 

A mouth ulcer or skin problem which isn’t healing

Unexpected bleeding/discharge (eg bowel/vagina/nose)

Thickness/lump in a breast/nipple/elsewhere

Indigestion – severe & persistent/swallowing difficulty

Ongoing cough/hoarseness

Unusual appearance of a mole/wart

Symptoms of unexplained weight loss/bloating/extreme fatigue/excessive night sweats/unexplained pain 

TELL YOUR GP ABOUT ANY OF THESE SYMPTOMS