Cancer Screening Test for Men Description
Blood tests can give you an idea of what is going on inside your body by looking at numbers related to your immune system and identifying markers that are often present in people with some types of cancer. Results from these tests can help identify warning signs that someone may need to discuss with their doctor.
Alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP): AFP is a tumor marker that is sometimes elevated in people with certain types of cancer including liver, ovarian, and testicular.
Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA): Elevated PSA levels can indicate an increased risk for prostate cancer.
Carcinoembryonic Antigen (CEA): CEA is a tumor marker that is often elevated in people with various types of cancer including, colorectal, thyroid, breast, liver, pancreas, stomach, prostate, and ovarian.
Carbohydrate Antigen (CA) 19-9: A protein most often associated with pancreatic cancer. It is also sometimes elevated in other types of cancer including gallbladder, colorectal, ovarian, lung, and liver.
A. Home collection of Blood or lab sample.
B. Laboratory Testing package consists of the following tests with a Lab test report sent via email.