Getting diagnosed

Read about how to get the most out of seeing your GP, what tests you might have for salivary gland cancer and when you should see a specialist.

Seeing your GP

Find out what happens when you see your GP and read about how to get the most out of your appointment.

Referral to a specialist

Get information on when GPs refer people to see a specialist doctor for symptoms of salivary gland cancer.


Read about what screening means and why there is no screening programme for salivary gland cancer. 


These tests help doctors to diagnose salivary gland cancer. 

Last reviewed: 
16 Oct 2019
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