1. Listen to your Body & Know the Signs of Cancer

You know your own body. You know when something’s not right. Listen to this. Tell your friends and family. Don’t assume changes in your body are down to getting older or another health condition.

While there are a few well-known signs of cancer, such as lumps and blood in your poo, there are also many you may not know about. Cancer Research UK (CRUK) have created a great list that you should keep in mind – but don’t assume that having any means you have cancer.

9 times out of 10 these symptoms are more likely to be caused by something far less serious, but they could also be a sign of cancer. Below is CRUK’s list, with symptoms of blood cancer added. It’s well worth keeping track of any that you experience: