Macmillan Cancer Support's information bus will visit West Kirby next week,

The mobile information and support bus is asking anyone with questions about cancer to visit the team at Morrisons car park from 9am to 3pm on Monday, November 11.

Debbie Smith, a Macmillan mobile information and support specialist on the unit, told the Globe: “If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with cancer, you may have questions – and may not know where to go to get them answered.

“Macmillan is here for you.

"Our mobile bus is coming right into your community, with experts on board to give you cancer information and support that’s confidential and specially tailored to you.

“We have information about a wide range of cancers – including lung.

"Whether you want to chat about symptoms, money worries or just want a listening ear, pop in and see us.”

November is coincides with lung cancer awareness month and as part of the visit, Macmillan are highlighting the common symptoms of lung cancer:

  • A cough that lasts for three weeks or more.
  • A change in a cough you have had for a long time.
  • A chest infection that doesn’t get better, or having repeated chest infections.
  • Feeling breathless and wheezy for no reason.
  • Coughing up blood.
  • A hoarse voice that lasts for three weeks or more.
  • Pain in your chest or shoulder that doesn’t get better.

Other possible symptoms are:

  • Losing weight for no obvious reason.
  • Feeling tired.

If you have any of these, you should see your GP.

For more about the Macmillan Mobile Information and Support Service, visit