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 and 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.
For more help and advice, visit the Cancer Matters Wessex website.