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Getting diagnosed

Your GP will ask you about your symptoms.They will decide whether to refer you for tests, or to see a specialist. 

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

Find out when GPs refer people to see a specialist.


Cervical screening aims to prevent cervical cancer. Find out about the screening programme, how you have the screening test and what your results mean.

Tests to diagnose

Read about having a colposcopy and cone biopsy.

Tests to stage

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

Last reviewed: 
02 Aug 2017

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