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Tests to stage

You might have more tests after being diagnosed with skin cancer if your doctor thinks it might have spread. Find out about CT and MRI scans, and a lymph node biopsy.

CT scan

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

MRI scan

Find out what an MRI scan is, how you have it and what happens afterwards.

Lymph node biopsy

You might have a lymph node biopsy if your doctor thinks there is a risk your cancer has spread from the skin to the lymph nodes.

Last reviewed: 
23 Sep 2019

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