If you notice any changes to your body, it is important that you visit your GP. There can be different reasons for these changes or symptoms. You may think that other health conditions are causing the symptoms. Or you may think they are just changes that are happening as you get older. But if you have any new symptoms that do not go away, it is important to tell your GP. If your GP wants to find out more, they may arrange different tests or scans.
Sometimes, cancer is found through cancer screening. In the UK, cancer screening is offered for:
- cervical cancer
- breast cancer
- bowel cancer.