Cancer: one in four too scared to seek medical help over symptom

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People with signs of the disease are failing to act, with many worrying they will waste a doctor’s time, a new survey reveals

Despite discovering a potential symptom of cancer, half the UK population would not seek medical help with many too afraid that they may be wasting a doctor’s time by raising it.

In addition, one in four people would not bother having a symptom examined for fear of what the doctor might find, according to a new survey by Populus.

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