Two in five Brits have never checked for common cancers, new research by Bupa UK has revealed.
The study found 45% say it is hard to remember the warning signs or physical changes they should look for. As a result, two in five (38%) people have never checked themselves and less than half (48%) look for symptoms of cancer at least once a month.
This confusion is a significant factor in delaying diagnosis. Being able to recognise if something is wrong is important to improving survival rates, which is why Bupa has created a simple Cancer Check-CUP guide.
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See coverage of the research in the Daily Mail, ITV News website, Huffington Post