The tests and scans used to diagnose cancer vary according to the type of cancer. However, some of the most commonly used scans are:
- CT or CAT (computerised tomography) scans
- PET (positron emission tomography) scans
- MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scans
Watch this video to see health professionals explain how these scans are used, or call the Helpline on 13 11 20 for more information.