Coronavirus and cancer

We know it’s a worrying time for people with cancer, we have information to help. If you have symptoms of cancer contact your doctor.

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Getting diagnosed

Read about how bone cancer is diagnosed, including what happens when see your GP, referral to a specialist and what tests you may have to diagnose and stage the cancer. 

Seeing your GP

Read about 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 bone cancer specialist.


Find out about screening for bone cancer, and who might have it. 

Tests to diagnose

Find out about the tests used to diagnose bone cancer, including x-rays and a bone biopsy.

Tests to stage

When bone cancer is diagnosed you have other tests to find out the size of the cancer and whether it has spread.

Last reviewed: 
22 Nov 2017

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