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Getting diagnosed

Read about what happens when you get diagnosed with vulval cancer, including seeing your GP, when you see a specialist and tests you may have.

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

What guidelines GPs use to help them decide who needs to beĀ referredĀ to a vulval cancer specialist.


Find out about screening for vulval cancer including what it is and if you'll have it.

Tests to diagnose

Your GP or specialist might do one or more of these tests to diagnose vulval cancer.

Tests to stage

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

Last reviewed: 
16 Mar 2016

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