Can my condition be treated?
You should consult your GP if you are in any way concerned about your condition or suspect that you may have an illness or disease that may have been caused by your employment. Your GP will then make an assessment and refer you for to the most suitable expert to manage your treat your condition.
A large number of people who develop cancers that are treatable. It is vital that they are diagnosed as early as possible so that you have the best possible change of making a recovery. Survival rates do vary considerably for various cancers but most are treatable. In the case of skin cancer there are 100,000 new cases of skin cancer every year, most of which are treatable and only around 2,000 people a year die from it. The rate of survival increases the earlier the condition is diagnosed and treated.