You may have one or more of these tests if you have been diagnosed with kidney cancer. They can tell your doctor the stage of the cancer. The stage of a cancer tells you how big it is and whether it has spread.
You might have a chest x-ray to check your general health. This is to make sure you are well enough to have a particular treatment.
A CT scan can show the size of your cancer, and whereabouts it is. Find out about having your scan.
You might have an MRI scan to check the size of your cancer and whereabouts it is. See how you have this test.
What a bone scan is, how you have it and what happens afterwards.
What a kidney biopsy is, how you have it and what happens afterwards.
You might have tests to look at the blood vessels and blood flow in and around your kidney. See why and how you have them.