Four Chronic Symptoms of Cancer You Shouldn't Ignore

If these signs last more than two weeks it is time to see your GP.

Cancer is a disease that causes abnormal cells to divide in an uncontrolled way. This can lead to a growth called a tumour - although not in all cases. Almost any part of the body can be affected by cancer, meaning symptoms can present in a variety of ways.

The sooner symptoms are spotted the sooner you can seek treatment.

While some signs of cancer can be very specific, others could be easily mistaken for other illnesses.

According to University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Health, there are four cancer symptoms that could be attributed to another health issue.

But if they become chronic, lasting more than two weeks, or persistent they should be taken seriously.

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