Health Information

Understanding Your Diagnosis

  • Diagnostic Procedures for Cancer: Overview

    Detailed information on the most common diagnostic procedures for cancer

  • Pap Test

    For a Pap test, your healthcare provider will collect and examine cells from your cervix. The cervix is the opening to the uterus. He or she will do this test to screen for cervical cancer and other problems.

  • Colposcopy

    Your healthcare provider uses colposcopy to view the opening to the uterus, called the cervix, and the vagina. It uses an instrument with a magnifying lens and a light, called a colposcope.

  • Grading and Staging of Cancer

    Grading and staging cancer helps determine the best treatment.

  • Vaginal Cancer: Stages