PERSISTENT SORE THROAT CAN BE CANCER SIGN

An interesting story posted on the BBC News website….

GPs with patients who have a persistent sore throat, combined with shortness of breath, trouble swallowing or earache, should consider cancer as the cause, according to new research from the University of Exeter.

Now we know it is winter, the season of sore throats, so don't be alarmed as a sore throat for a couple of days on its own is highly unlikely to be linked to cancer. The Mouth Cancer Foundation has always advised people who have a persistent sore throat of a few weeks or more, seek medical advice.

See the full story here…https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-47028072