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Tests to stage

Knowing the stage helps your doctor decide which treatment you need. To find out the stage of your cancer you might need one or two tests. You may also have some of these tests if you have symptoms that could be a sign your cancer has come back after treatment.

CT Scan

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

PET-CT scan

Find out what a PET-CT scan is, how you have it and what happens after it.

Chest x-ray

Find out what a chest x-ray is, how you have it and what happens after it.

Laparoscopy

Find out what a laparoscopy is, how you have it and what happens after it.

Endoscopic ultrasound

Find out what an endoscopic ultrasound is, how you have it and what happens after it.

Types and grades

The type of stomach cancer you have depends on the type of cell it starts in and the grade how fast growing it is. Find out more.

Last reviewed: 
23 Feb 2014

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