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Tests to diagnose

You might have some of these tests to find out if you have testicular cancer.

Blood tests for testicular cancer

Blood tests can check for proteins called tumour markers. These help diagnose testicular cancer and monitor how well treatment works.

Ultrasound scan

Find out about having an ultrasound scan of your testicles and scrotum.

MRI scan

What an MRI scan is, how you have it and what happens next.

Removing a testicle (orchidectomy)

Read about removing a testicle to diagnose and treat testicular cancer.

Last reviewed: 
20 Jul 2020
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