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Find out about tests to diagnose chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) and other tests you might have through your treatment.

Blood tests

Read about having blood tests to diagnose CLL and what happens afterwards.

Bone marrow test

Information about what happens when you have a bone marrow test.

Test for gene changes

This test helps doctors choose treatment more effectively.

Chest x-ray

What a chest x-ray is, how you have it and what happens afterwards.

Ultrasound scan

Read about having an abdominal ultrasound, including what an ultrasound is, how you have it and what happens afterwards.

CT scan

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

Testing your lymph nodes

To find out if there are any cancer cells in your lymph nodes you might have a test called a fine needle aspiration or a needle biopsy.

Last reviewed: 
16 Nov 2017

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