What to do

Often when people notice a possible symptom of cancer they wonder whether telling their doctor or health worker is the right thing to do.

Many people make excuses for not making an appointment with their doctor or health worker. But if you have noticed any symptoms it is important to do something about it. On these pages we’ll tell you what you should do if you have noticed a symptom, and how to overcome some of the barriers to telling your doctor or health worker.

Know your body

Knowing what is normal for you and your body is important. If you know what’s normal for you, it’ll be easier to notice when something’s different.  Find out more…

Don’t make excuses

It’s easy to make excuses for symptoms you notice and for not telling your doctor or health worker about them.  But if you don’t do something, you could be playing with your life.  Find out more…

If you notice any of the possible symptoms of cancer, tell your doctor or health worker.  Because the earlier cancer is found, the greater the chance of successful treatment.

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