These are some of the signs of cancer you should watch out for.

10 cancer signs you should never ignore

Cancer Research UK has warned that 100,000 cancer patients are being diagnosed too late every year.

It has blamed staff shortages as a key reason for the delays, and has said government inaction is "crippling" the NHS. Public Health England said that around 115,000 people were diagnosed with stage 3 or 4 cancer in 2017, and the government has vowed to have three quarters of patients diagnosed at an earlier stage by 2028. Knowing the symptoms to look out for can be essential to an early diagnosis. Here are ten important signs to watch out for.

Wounds, ulcers and spots that take more than a month to heal can be a sign of skin cancer. These should be checked with a GP.

9. Wounds, spots or mouth ulcers not healing

Wounds, ulcers and spots that take more than a month to heal can be a sign of skin cancer. These should be checked with a GP.
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Moles or any changes in the size, shape or colour of existing ones, should be checked with the doctor. If they become crusty, bloody or seem to ooze any liquid, they need to be looked at.

10. New or changing moles

Moles or any changes in the size, shape or colour of existing ones, should be checked with the doctor. If they become crusty, bloody or seem to ooze any liquid, they need to be looked at.
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