How lung cancer is diagnosed

Tests and scans

Find out about the types of tests and scans that you may experience during a cancer diagnosis.

Having tests for cancer

Having tests for cancer

Having tests for cancer

GP David Plume explains what to expect if you're referred by your GP for tests for cancer. He also talks about what happens if your results do show you have cancer.

About our cancer information videos

GP David Plume explains what to expect if you're referred by your GP for tests for cancer. He also talks about what happens if your results do show you have cancer.

About our cancer information videos

Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) Being diagnosed with lung cancer

You will need to have tests at the hospital to diagnose lung cancer. First you will have a chest x-ray.

Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) Further tests after diagnosis

Further tests may be needed to help your doctors confirm the lung cancer diagnosis and to find out if the cancer has spread.