If you know your body and what is normal for you, it will help you to be aware of any changes. People sometimes think a change in their body isn’t worth bothering their GP about. Or they may feel embarrassed talking about it.

If you notice a change in how you feel or how your body works, it is better to be safe and get it checked. Always see your GP if you have symptoms that are ongoing, unexplained or unusual for you. (PDF provided by MacMillan Cancer Support UK.)