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'Stiff upper lip' means patients ignore signs of cancer

26 January 2015

A study led by Dr Katrina Whitaker (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) has found that people may dismiss red-flag cancer warning symptoms as trivial because they worry about wasting a doctor's time. Read: Telegraph, More: Independent, Daily Mail, Daily Express, BBC News, Yorkshire Post, Huffington Post, Herald, Times of IndiaListen: BBC Radio Scotland 'Morning Call' (from 37 mins 34 secs)