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

Find out about seeing your GP and when they might refer you to a specialist. Get information on the tests you might have to help diagnose pancreatic cancer. 

Seeing your GP

When to see your GP and how to get the most out of your appointment.

Referral to a specialist

Find out when GPs refer people for tests or to see a specialist doctor.


There is no national screening programme for pancreatic cancer. But you may be able to take part in a screening study if you are at a high risk of developing it.


Tests you might have include a biopsy, endoscopy, blood tests and scans.

Last reviewed: 
10 Sep 2019

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