Research by Cancer Research UK suggest 40% ''might delay getting symptoms checked out because they are worried what the doctor might find".
Pancreatic Cancer UK recommends that anyone experiencing symptoms that are not normal for them - and that are ongoing - visit their GP. Not all cancers will have obvious symptoms like bleeding or lumps. We also believe that GPs need to be better supported to spot early signs of cancer, especially those that may not be obvious, and take action. When it comes to acting early on cancer concerns neither patients or GPs should hesitate.
To read the full article on Cancer Research UK's study, please click through to the BBC website.