These tests find out more about the size of the tumour, its position and whether it has spread (the stage). You might not have all of them.
You usually have a CT scan of your tummy (abdomen) and chest to find out whether the cancer has spread.
You might have a PET scan to find out more about the stage of your cancer.
Instead of a PET scan, you might have a PET-CT to find out more about your cancer and whether it has spread.
Laparoscopy is a small operation to look inside your tummy (abdomen). The surgeon looks for signs of cancer spread.
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