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Posted: 17th February 2021

A cough could be a sign of cancer, not just Covid

Doctors in Lancashire and South Cumbria are urging residents to not ignore a persistent cough, not every cough is coronavirus (Covid-19) it could also be a symptom of lung cancer.

Posted: 4th February 2021

Cancer services remain an absolute priority for the NHS says top GP

On World Cancer Day (4 February) it is important to remember that cancer services remain an absolute priority for the NHS.

Posted: 15th January 2021

Cervical cancer prevention week

This Cervical cancer prevention week (18-24 January 2021), people in Lancashire and South Cumbria are urged to book their cervical screening appointments.

Posted: 23rd December 2020

‘Help Us, Help You’ campaign urges people not to ignore persistent tummy troubles

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’…

Posted: 9th December 2020

Cancer Quality of Life Survey

The Cancer Quality of Life Survey is a national survey run by NHS England and NHS Improvement and Public Health England. The survey is for people in England who have been diagnosed with cancer. Quality of life means different things to different…

Posted: 9th December 2020

Cancer quality of life - Andrea's story

Andrea was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer. Being diagnosed made her reflect and think about what was happening to her life. Andrea very quickly found that she didn't have a great quality of life. It made her reflect on what was important to…