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Getting diagnosed

Your GP will ask you about your symptoms.They will decide whether to refer you for tests, or to see a specialist. 

Seeing your GP

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

Referral to a specialist

Find out when GPs refer people to see a specialist.


Cervical screening aims to prevent cervical cancer. Find out about the screening programme, how you have the screening test and what your results mean.

Tests to diagnose

Read about having a colposcopy and cone biopsy.

Tests to stage

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

Last reviewed: 
02 Aug 2017

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