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Tests to stage

Knowing the stage helps your doctor decide which treatment you need. To find out the stage of your cancer you might need one or two tests. You may also have some of these tests if you have symptoms that could be a sign your cancer has come back after treatment.

Pelvic examination under anaesthetic

Read about a pelvic examination under anaesthetic, how you have it and what happens afterwards.

MRI scan

Find out what an MRI scan and what happens during and after the scan.

CT scan

Read about the CT scan is, how you have it and what happens afterwards.

PET-CT scan

Find out about a PET-CT scan and what happens during and after the test.

Blood tests

Read about having blood tests to help diagnose cervical cancer.

Chest x-ray

Find out when you might have a chest x-ray to help stage cervical cancer.

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