Cancer Screening Package for Male in Kakinada
Cancer screening-Men at Medicover Hospitals (Kakinada) is the process of testing people for cancer before they show any signs or symptoms of the disease. Cancer screening aims to detect cancer early when it is most treatable. One commonly included test is the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test, which can help detect prostate cancer in its early stages. This test measures the levels of PSA, a protein produced by the prostate gland, in the blood. Another test that may be included is a low-dose CT scan of the chest, which can detect early signs of lung cancer in people at high risk of developing it.
Overall, cancer screening packages for men can be a valuable tool in detecting cancer early, allowing for more effective treatment and improved outcomes. However, it is important to note that cancer screening tests may have limitations and potential risks. False-positive results can lead to unnecessary follow-up testing and anxiety, while false-negative results can delay diagnosis and treatment. Therefore, discussing the benefits and risks of cancer screening with a healthcare provider is essential based on factors such as age, family history, and other medical conditions.
This package comprises 7 Investigations + 1 Specialist Consultation. For more details, view the package details here. The package & the prices may vary based on location.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. How much does the Cancer Screening Package for Men cost at Medicover Hospitals in Kakinada?
The cost of the Cancer Screening Package for Men at Medicover Hospitals in Kakinada is INR 2500/- approximately.
2. Which tests are performed under Cancer Screening Package for Men?
The Cancer Screening Package for Men comprises of following tests:
- CBP (Complete Blood Picture)
- CUE (Complete Urine Examination)
- FBS (Fasting Blood Glucose)
- X-Ray Chest PA View
- USG Abdomen
- Serum Creatinine
- HBA1C (Glycosylated Haemoglobin)
- PSA (Prostate Specifific Antigen)
3. Does the Cancer Screening Package for Men have any risks or side effects?
There may be risks associated with some screening tests, such as radiation exposure from a CT scan or discomfort during a colonoscopy. Your healthcare provider can discuss the risks and benefits of each screening test with you.
4. What are the benefits of getting a Cancer Screening Package for Men?
The benefits of getting a Cancer Screening Package for Men include early detection of cancer or its precursors, which may lead to better treatment outcomes and improved survival rates.
5. How long does a cancer screening package for men take?
The duration of a cancer screening package for men varies depending on the tests included, and it can take anywhere from 1 to 4 hours.