London: A new government advertising drive has warned the public to be vigilant about persistent coughs as they could be a sign of lung cancer.The campaign, which is being run in TV, radio, print and online media, recommends people with coughs lasting three weeks visit their GP.Research has shown that the public are much more aware that lumps and bleeding are warning signs of cancer than a cough, but the ads make clear persistent coughs should also raise alarm bells.
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