Cancer Screening Package for Female in Vizianagaram
A cancer screening package at Medicover Hospitals, Vizianagaram, for women, includes a set of tests designed to detect common cancers that affect women, such as breast, cervical, and ovarian cancer. The screening package is recommended for women above the age of 40 years, although younger women may also benefit from these tests based on their risk factors. The most common tests in a cancer screening package for women are USG Abdomen with Pelvis, Serum Creatinine, Pap Smear, X-Ray Chest PA View examination can detect any breast abnormalities, such as lumps or masses, that could indicate breast cancer. The Pap smear test, on the other hand, checks for any abnormal cells in the cervix that could lead to cervical cancer.
Depending on the woman's age and risk factors, additional tests may be recommended, such as a breast MRI or genetic testing. Early cancer detection through regular screening can significantly improve the chances of successful treatment and survival. Women with a family history of cancer or other risk factors may need to start screening earlier and require additional tests or more frequent screening. Women must discuss the risk factors with their healthcare provider and follow the recommended screening schedule.
This package comprises 7 Investigations + 1 Specialist Consultation. For more details, view the package details here.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Which tests are included in the cancer screening package for women in Vizianagaram?
The cancer screening package for women in Vizianagaram consists of the following tests:
- CBP (Complete Blood Picture)
- CUE (Complete Urine Examination)
- FBS (Fasting Blood Glucose)
- X-Ray Chest PA View
- USG Abdomen / Mammography
- Serum Creatinine
- HBA1C (Glycosylated Haemoglobin)
- Pap Smear
2. What should women do to prepare for cancer screening?
Women should follow the instructions given by their doctor or healthcare provider. They may need to avoid certain foods or medications before the tests.
3. Are there any risks associated with cancer screening?
There are usually no risks associated with cancer screening, but in rare cases, the tests can cause bleeding or infection.
4. How much does a cancer screening package - for women at Medicover hospitals, Vizianagaram cost?
The cost of the cancer screening package for women at Medicover Hospitals, Vizianagaram, is INR 2000/- approximately.