Diagnosing cervical cancer

Find out about cervical screening and other tests used to diagnose cervical cancer. We also have information about the potential causes of cervical cancer.

  • Cervical screening and CIN

    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.

  • Tests and scans for cervical cancer

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

  • Potential causes of cancer

    HPV is a common infection which can increase your risk of cervical cancer. Find out more about HPV and other potential causes and risk factors.