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Getting diagnosed

Read about how bone cancer is diagnosed, including what happens when see your GP, to what tests you may have to diagnose and stage your primary bone cancer. 

Seeing your GP

Read about what happens when you see your GP and how to get the most out of your appointment.

Referral to a specialist

Find out how and when GPs refer people to see a bone cancer specialist.


About screening for bone cancer, and who might have it. 

Tests to diagnose

Find out about the tests used to diagnose bone cancer.

Tests to stage

The stage of a cancer means how big it is and whether it’s spread.

Last reviewed: 
22 Nov 2017

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