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City doctors urge over 70s to be aware of cancer signs

Sheffield GPs are backing a national campaign to raise awareness of breast cancer symptoms among women aged over 70, who account for a third of all cases.

Dr Marion Sloan, of NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group’s governing body, said signs other than a lump include pain in the breast or armpit.

“You’re not wasting anyone’s time by getting checked out,” she added.

 

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