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Getting diagnosed

Read about tests, how to get the most out of seeing your GP and when you should see a specialist.

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 salivary gland cancer specialist and what happens.


Find out what screening means, and why there is no screening programme for salivary gland cancer. 

Tests to diagnose

Read about tests to diagnose salivary gland cancer. 

Tests to stage

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

Last reviewed: 
27 Jun 2014

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