November 18, 2020

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

What’s the first thing you think of when you hear someone coughing? Covid 19. But it could be a sign of lung cancer or another underlying disease. During Lung Cancer Awareness Month we want to ensure that individuals know the facts and recognise the signs of Lung Cancer. The NHS have a useful guide Read here

In a world dominated by Covid 19, cancer patients may be loosing out on much needed services.

Cancer charities do include research and support for cancer patients but Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation continue to focus solely on lung cancer, supporting those it affects and raising vital awareness about the disease. They have lots of useful information including the signs and symptoms of lung cancer .

If you have any concerns their Helpline is open 0800 358 7200 where their nurses are ready to answer your questions.

“The biggest piece of advice I could give to someone who is experiencing symptoms is persevere. You know your body better than anybody and if you feel that something is not right then push. Keep pushing until you get answers. If you feel you’re being a nuisance to your GP, so what! Be a nuisance. Be the biggest nuisance you can be but just persevere.”

NICKY, LIVING WITH LUNG CANCER

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