This section provides information on the following types of cancer such as bowel, breast, cervical, lung and ovarian.
Should you develop any symptons listed on the following pages and have had these for more than four weeks, please go and see your GP.
Black or Minority Ethnic (BME) origin
Are you a Cancer Patient or Carer? If you have experience of cancer in your family and you are of Black or Minority Ethnic (BME) origin and would like to have your voice heard, join the National BME Cancer Patient Advisory Panel.
For further enquiries and information, tel: 0800 634 7382 or visit
Cancer drugs fund
The South West Strategic Health Authority has been given £4.8 million by the Government to improve access by NHS patients to cancer drugs. See the information on the NHS South West website: