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Campaign highlights links between heartburn and cancer

A national campaign is under way urging people to visit their doctor if they have heartburn most days for three weeks or more, as this can be a sign of oesophageal or stomach cancer.

The campaign launch coincides with results of a new survey commissioned by Public Health England, which reveals only one in two people would visit their doctor if they had persistent heartburn.