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One in six women diagnosed with breast cancer have a symptom other than a lump

Around one in six women diagnosed with breast cancer go to their doctor with a symptom other than a lump – the most commonly reported breast cancer symptom.

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1 in 5 emergency bowel cancer patients had symptoms before diagnosis

Around one in five bowel cancer patients diagnosed after an emergency presentation have displayed at least one cancer ‘alarm symptom’ leading up to diagnosis.

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Strengthening the foundations for early detection

We look over exciting early-stage research looking to detect cancer, or changes that may lead to cancer, early.

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More than a million could be living with undiagnosed lung or heart diseases

As many as 1.7 million people in the UK could be living with undiagnosed lung cancer, lung disease or heart disease, according to Public Health England.

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Worry about wasting GP’s time stopping people from reporting cancer symptoms

Worrying about wasting their GP’s time is stopping people reporting cancer alarm symptoms.

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The power of Talk Cancer training

We look at how Talk Cancer, a Cancer Research UK training programme to help people feel confident talking to people about cancer is making an impact.

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Cancer Research UK and Woman’s Own create special edition for GP surgeries

Cancer Research UK has partnered with Woman’s Own to create a special edition copy of the magazine that will be distributed solely to GP surgeries this summer.

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Could new NHS diagnostic centres tackle vague cancer symptoms?

We take a look at a series of projects looking to tackle vague cancer symptoms, and hopefully diagnose more cases earlier.

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Hectic Brits lack quality ‘me time’

Cancer Research UK’s ‘Spot Cancer Sooner’ campaign encourages people to take time to look after themselves and their health.

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Our new advertising campaign encourages people to Spot Cancer Sooner

Our new advertising campaign serves as a reminder of how easy it is to not to notice changes when we’re busy.

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