Signs, Symptoms and Screening

Cancer is easier to treat the earlier it is detected. Below are some possible symptoms of Cancer as identified by Cancer Research UK
This is not every cancer symptom and most of the time these symptoms wont be cancer. However, if you experience any of these symptoms or notice something unusual for you, you should discuss with your GP.

  • Breathlessness
  • Unexplained vaginal bleeding
  • Very heavy night sweats
  • Croaky voice or hoarseness
  • Persistent heartburn or indigestion
  • Mouth or tongue ulcer that won’t heal
  • Persistent bloating
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • A change in bowel habit, such as constipation, looser poo or pooing more often
  • Persistent cough
  • Sore that wont heal
  • Appetite loss
  • Unusual breast changes
  • Blood in your poo
  • Blood in your wee
  • Problems peeing
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • New mole or changes to a mole
  • Coughing up blood
  • Unusual lump or swelling
  • Unexplained pain or ache