To help diagnose vulval cancer there are a few tests your GP or hospital specialist will want to do. These may include a vulval examination and a biopsy.
Your guide to what tests you may have to see if you have vulval cancer and what happens during them.
Your specialist might want you to have a biopsy. This is the best way to find out whether or not you have a vulval condition or cancer.
Read about what an MRI scan is, how you have it and what happens afterwards.
You may have a CT scan to stage for vulval cancer. The stage of cancer tells the doctor how large the cancer is and how far it has spread.
Find out about x-rays including what they are, how you have them and what happens afterwards.