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Tests to diagnose

You might have one or more of these tests to find out the cause of your symptoms.

Sometimes it is not possible to diagnose ovarian cancer for certain until you have an operation. Read about this in the tests to stage section.

Blood tests

Read about the blood tests you might have if you have symptoms of ovarian cancer.

Ultrasound scan

Read about having a pelvic or vaginal ultrasound, including what an ultrasound is, how you have it and what happens afterwards.

CT scan

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

Last reviewed: 
27 Apr 2016

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