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Table 2 Recall of cancer warning signs

From: Cancer awareness among adolescents in Britain: a cross-sectional study

  Yes  
  n %
Lump or swelling 308 64.4
Did not know 125 26.2
Hair loss 69 14.4
Pain 66 13.8
Change in appearance of mole 66 13.8
Nausea/Sickness 45 9.4
Headache/Migraine 45 9.4
Bleeding 40 8.4
Cough 39 8.2
Tiredness/Fatigue 33 6.9
Generally unwell 32 6.7
Weight loss 31 6.5
Tumour/Growth 17 3.6
Breathing problems 16 3.3
Spots/rashes 14 2.9
Feeling weak 10 2.1
Bruising 8 1.7
Bowel/Bladder Habits 7 1.5
Dizziness 7 1.5
Sore that doesn't heal 6 1.3
Blurred vision 5 1.0
Flu symptoms 5 1.0
Swallowing 4 0.8
Stomach ache 4 0.8
Sore throat 4 0.8
Loss of appetite 3 0.6
Cramps 3 0.6
Infection 3 0.6
Weight gain 2 0.4