How colon cancer is diagnosed

Tests and scans

Your medical team will use different tests and scans to see if you have cancer. They may also use them to find out more about the cancer.

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    Being diagnosed with colon cancer

    You will need hospital tests to diagnose colon cancer. The main test used to look for bowel cancer is a colonoscopy.

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    Further tests after diagnosis

    If you’ve been diagnosed with colon cancer, you will need more tests to find out more about the cancer.