Almost half of people with potential cancer symptoms did not contact their GP during the first wave of the pandemic, a survey suggests.
Symptoms left unchecked included coughing up blood, lumps and changes to the appearance of moles.
NHS figures showed a fall in referrals to cancer services last spring. However, this study, of almost 8,000 people, captures the fall in people contacting their GP in the first place.
The team that carried out the study, from Cardiff University and Cancer Research UK, said this raised concerns that people could be diagnosed later - and so be less li