The programme supports GPs in sending individuals for an X-ray earlier by a “push and pull” approach. Through this approach, we will not only have an earlier diagnosis but this will enable treatment earlier and improve outcomes. Lung cancer can be contained and cured.
When people have one or more of these symptoms they should see their doctor for a possible chest X-ray to rule out lung cancer.
Signs and symptoms:
Lung cancer is the most common cause of death in the UK.
A healthy lifestyle is the most important way to prevent cancer
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