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Tests to stage

These tests find out the position of the cancer, how big it is and whether it has spread. They will help your doctor to decide on the treatment you need. If your tests show you have cancer, your doctor needs to check whether it has spread from where it started. The lymph nodes in the neck are often the first place this type of cancer spreads to.

CT scan

Find out what a CT scan is, how you have it and what happens afterwards.

MRI scan

Read about what an MRI scan is, how you have it and what happens afterwards.

PET scan

A PET scan shows where the nasal cancer is in the body. Find out more including what it is, how you have it and what happens afterwards.

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