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Male Tumour Markers

£299

Male Tumour Markers

Male Tumour Markers

Male Tumour Markers test can check levels of tumour markers in your blood, this can be an indication of cancers and your risk of. However, results are not diagnostic and high levels of these biomarkers can be caused by other conditions.

Biomarkers:

Biomarkers:

CA19-9 can be used as an indication for pancreatic cancer, healthy people have very low levels of CA19-9 in their blood. High levels could be an indication of disease; however, it can also be a sign of other cancers and conditions.

Carcino Embryonic Antigen (CEA) can be an indication of certain types of cancer, but levels may also be raised in non cancerous conditions such as liver disease and inflammatory bowel disease.

Alpha Fetoprotein (AFP) is a protein found in fetus's, in adults levels in the blood should be very low, higher levels in adults can be an indication of liver cancer or sperm cell tumours of the testicles and ovaries.

Total Prostate Specific Antigen is the total amount of prostate specific antigen being produced by the cells in the prostate gland. This test is used to detect and monitor the treatment response of prostate cancer.

Free Prostate Specific Antigen are produced by the cells in the prostate gland. They are free proteins that are not bound to any proteins in the blood. This test is used to detect and monitor the treatment response of prostate cancer.

Free: Total PSA Ratio is a calculation indicating the amount of free prostate specific antigen is the in body in terms of the total amount of prostate specific antigen. They are produced by the cells in the prostate gland. blood. This test is used to detect and monitor the treatment response of prostate cancer.

Turnaround time:

2-5 Working Days


If you require same day results, an extra payment of £20 can ensure you get your results by midnight on the day of testing; this is Subject to availability and turn around times. Please email info@epicarehealth.co.uk or call us on 01793 535041 to enquire.

Note:

This service is only available to the age of 16 and above.


Furthermore, Any Cancellation within 48 hours prior to appointment will incur a charge of 20% of total service cost.



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