That’s the message from local GPs who are asking people to learn more about common signs and symptoms and seek advice if they are concerned.
If it isn’t cancer you aren’t wasting anyone’s time and your mind will be put at rest. But if it is cancer, early diagnosis can make all the difference. The sooner cancer is detected, the better the chances of successful treatment.
Around 5000 new cases of cancer are diagnosed each year across Dorset.
To find out more visit www.dorsetccg.nhs.uk.