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Cancer Markers(6)

  • Alpha Feto Protein(AFP)
  • Beta HCG
  • CA 19.9
  • CEA
  • Free PSA
  • PSA

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Cancer Panel Test in Madurai - Male

Thyrocare, a trusted healthcare provider, offers the Cancer Panel in Madurai catering to individuals seeking comprehensive cancer screening and detection. This specialized panel consists of a range of tests that analyze various markers associated with different types of cancer. By examining parameters like tumor markers, genetic mutations, and specific antigen levels, the Cancer Panel aids in early detection, diagnosis, and monitoring of cancer.

Thyrocare's advanced laboratory in Madurai utilizes cutting-edge technology and follows stringent quality control measures to ensure accurate and reliable results. The Cancer Panel covers a wide spectrum of cancers, including breast, lung, colon, prostate, ovarian, and pancreatic cancers, among others. This comprehensive approach allows for a holistic assessment of a patient's cancer risk profile.

Cancer Panel FAQ

What is a cancer panel?

A Cancer Panel also known as a cancer gene panel or a comprehensive cancer panel, is a type of genetic test that analyzes multiple genes associated with various types of cancer. It is used to identify specific gene mutations or alterations that may increase a person's risk of developing certain types of cancer or affect their response to particular cancer treatments.

A cancer panel typically involves next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology, which allows for the simultaneous analysis of multiple genes in a single test. The panel includes genes that are known to be associated with various hereditary cancer syndromes or have been linked to increased cancer susceptibility.

The specific genes included in a cancer panel can vary depending on the laboratory or healthcare provider conducting the test. However, common genes analyzed in cancer panels may include well-known cancer-related genes such as BRCA1 and BRCA2 (associated with breast and ovarian cancer), TP53 (associated with multiple cancer types), and many others.

By analyzing these genes, a cancer panel can provide valuable information about a person's genetic predisposition to certain types of cancer. It can help identify individuals who may have an increased risk of developing cancer, allowing for early detection, surveillance, and personalized management strategies.

Cancer panels can be used in different clinical scenarios, including:

Hereditary cancer risk assessment: The test can identify genetic mutations that increase the risk of developing certain types of cancer. This information can guide medical management decisions, such as increased screening or preventive measures. Molecular profiling of tumors: Cancer panels can also be used to analyze the genetic makeup of a tumor to identify specific gene mutations or alterations that may guide targeted treatment options. This approach is known as precision medicine or personalized oncology.

What are 5 tests for cancer?

  • Blood chemistry test.
  • Complete blood count (CBC)
  • Cytogenetic analysis.
  • Immunophenotyping.
  • Liquid biopsy.
  • Sputum cytology.
  • Tumor marker tests.
  • Urinalysis.

What are the 3 types of cancer genes?

The genes ATM, PALB2, and CHEK2 may increase the risk for several types of cancer, including breast, ovarian, colon, prostate, and pancreatic.