How cancers are diagnosed

Signs and symptoms

It’s important to be aware of any changes to your body. Some symptoms are because of cancer but they can also have other causes. If you notice anything it is best to visit your doctor. They may be able to put your mind at rest. Or if they think it might be cancer, it’s always best to be diagnosed as soon as possible.

  • Cancer symptoms

    Know the common risks, signs and symptoms of cancer.

  • Getting diagnosed

    If you have any unusual symptoms or changes to your body that are worrying you, go and see your GP.

  • Symptoms and common cancers

    The most common cancers among men and women in the UK are lung, large bowel, prostate, bladder, breast and ovarian.