Let’s Talk Cancer
The Let’s Talk Cancer campaign aims to encourage people to make cancer part of their everyday conversations and to dispel the fears surrounding the word cancer.
Talking saves lives, let's talk about it.
Cancer appointments are safe
Please attend if you are asked to.
Together with hospital trusts across the region, Lancashire and South Cumbria Cancer Alliance is reassuring people that it is safe to attend cancer appointments during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. People who are being tested or treated for cancer are being urged to keep their appointments.
New measures are in place to help protect patients and staff from coronavirus, it is important to not delay cancer treatment. Cancer assessment and treatments are still happening during the pandemic.
If you have any concerns about cancer, please contact your GP straight away.
This Cervical cancer prevention week (18-24 January 2021), people in Lancashire and South Cumbria are urged to book their cervical screening appointments.
People with persistent tummy troubles in Lancashire and South Cumbria including diarrhoea, bloating or discomfort in the tummy area, are being urged to get checked for cancer as part of the NHS and Public Health England’s ‘Help Us, Help You’ campaign.
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