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Getting diagnosed

You usually start by seeing your GP. They will examine you and might refer you for tests or to a specialist. If the tests show that you have a cancer, you have more tests to find out how big it is and whether it has spread. This is called staging.

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 nasal cancer or paranasal sinus cancer specialist.

Screening

Find out why there is no screening programme for nasal and paranasal sinus cancers.

Tests to diagnose

Read about tests that are used to find out if you have nasal or paranasal sinus cancer.

Tests to stage

These tests find out the position of the cancer, how big it is and whether it has spread.

Last reviewed: 
31 Jul 2014

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