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Understanding Your Diagnosis

  1. Cervical Biopsy

    A cervical biopsy is a procedure performed to remove tissue from the cervix to test for abnormal or precancerous conditions, or cervical cancer.

  2. Colposcopy

    Colposcopy is a procedure that uses an instrument with a magnifying lens and a light, called a colposcope, to examine the cervix (opening to the uterus) and vagina for abnormalities.

  3. Diagnostic Procedures for Cancer: Overview

    Detailed information on the most common diagnostic procedures for cancer

  4. Finding Out You Have Cervical Cancer
  5. Grading and Staging of Cancer

    Grading and staging cancer helps determine the best treatment.

  6. How Does Your Doctor Know You Have Cervical Cancer?

    Many women don’t have symptoms of cervical cancer. Sometimes your doctor may first see signs of cancer during a pelvic exam or a Pap test.

  7. Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP)

    Loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) uses a wire loop heated by electric current to remove cells and tissue as part of the diagnosis and treatment for abnormal or cancerous conditions in a woman’s lower genital tract.

  8. Pap Test

    A Pap test is a screening test to collect and microscopically examine cells taken from the cervix.

  9. Tests You May Need Once You Know You Have Cervical Cancer
  10. Understanding Your Stage of Cervical Cancer