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Get Screened for Cancer

There are many national campaigns which aim to raise public awareness of symptoms of cancer and encourage people with symptoms to see their GP earlier. In London, Surrey and Essex the Health Improvement Teams deliver local events and work closely with local people to increase the early detection of all cancers, particularly oral cancer and breast, […]

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Volunteering

The Health Improvement Team volunteers are a tireless team of dedicated individuals who work with the public as lay health workers. They take lifestyle and early detection of cancer messages out to the local community using their huge variety of skills and expertise. Local research and experience suggest that the best way to get often […]

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Be Sun Safe | Health Improvement Team

Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers in the UK, and it’s a growing problem. Don’t let sunburn catch you out. Know your skin type and protect yourself from the sun.   Stay out of the sun between 11am and 3pm   Wear a high sunscreen (SPF 15+)   Cover up with a […]

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