Cancer screening in Solihull looks for early signs of the disease in otherwise healthy people that do not have any symptoms.
If you are concerned that you have symptoms of cancer, you should:
- contact your GP
- call 111
Understanding cancer screening
Screening is the term given to the process which looks for the early signs of a disease.
The process looks for any changes to the body which could lead to cancer developing.
Screening can help spot cancers at an early stage, when treatment is more likely to be successful and the chances of survival are much better.
There are 3 free cancer screening programmes in Solihull. Provided by the NHS, they are the:
- bowel cancer screening programme
- breast cancer screening programme
- cervical cancer screening programme