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Tests to stage

The stage of a cancer means how big it is and whether it’s spread. Knowing the stage helps your doctor decide which treatment you need. You might have some of the following tests.

CT scan

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

PET scan

Find out about having a PET scan for soft tissue sarcoma including what it is, how you have it and what happens afterwards.

MRI scan

Find out what an MRI scan is, how you have it and what happens afterwards.

Tests for gene changes

Information on tests for gene changes for soft tissue sarcoma.

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