How cervical cancer is diagnosed

You may be diagnosed with cervical cancer after cervical screening or other tests and investigations which your doctor has arranged for you.

  • Cervical screening

    Cervical screening, which might also be called having cervical smear, can prevent cancer. It can also detect any abnormalities that your doctor might want to look at in more detail. Find out what to expect from the test and the possible results.

  • Signs and symptoms

    Find information about the symptoms of cervical cancer and when you should go and see your GP.

  • Tests and scans

    Your medical team will use different tests and scans to see if you have cervical cancer, and to find out more about it.