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:
- stop smoking
- reduce your alcohol intake
- exercise more
- have a healthy, balanced diet
- look after your mental health.
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.
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.