Cancer: signs and symptoms

Catching cancer early is key, as  this makes cancer easier to treat and survival rates are better.

Our services remain open across north east London; it is important to attend your appointment when requested. 


Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help to reduce the risk of catching cancer. Some of the key things you can do are:

Signs and symptoms

You can find out more about the signs and symptoms of cancer on the following pages:

If you have any signs or symptoms of cancer, please contact your doctor as soon as possible.

Advice on preventing cancer

A video with essential information on helping to prevent cancer as well as on the importance of cancer screening, told by someone with personal experience of cancer. 

Get checked

Three players from Leyton Orient Football Club help encourage men to talk about their health and get checked, as part of Cancer, It's Not a Game campaign. The campaign aims to raise awareness of cancer.  Watch the video here.

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