How cancers are 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.

  • Testicular cancer

    Being diagnosed with testicular cancer

    Usually, you see your GP (family doctor) to check your symptoms. You’ll then have tests and will see a specialist doctor.

  • Testicular cancer

    Tumour markers

    Tumour markers are measured by a blood test. They help diagnose the cancer and show how well treatment is working.

  • Testicular cancer

    Further tests after diagnosis

    After surgery, when your diagnosis is certain your specialist may arrange for you to have more tests.