Getting diagnosed

Your GP might refer you for tests or to a specialist if you have symptoms that could be caused by testicular cancer.

Finding testicular cancer early

How to examine yourself for lumps or swellings in your testicles.

Seeing your GP

What happens when you see your GP and how to get the most out of your appointment.

Referral to a specialist

How and when your GP might refer you to see a testicular cancer specialist, and questions to ask your doctor.

Tests to diagnose

You might have blood tests, an ultrasound scan, an MRI scan or surgery to find out if you have testicular cancer.

Tests to stage

You might have blood tests or a CT scan to find out what stage of testicular cancer you have. The stage tells you how big it is and whether it has spread.

After your tests

Find out what happens after your tests and who can help while you wait for results.

Last reviewed: 
14 Aug 2020
Next review due: 
14 Aug 2020
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