Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)
What is a tumour?
A tumour is the abnormal growth of cells or tissue. Tumour affects skin, tissue, organs, glands and even bones.
Are all tumours cancerous?
Tumours can be cancerous, but all tumour cells are not cancerous or malignant.
What causes tumours?
Our body is continuously producing new cells to replace the damaged cells. However, when the new cells grow excessively, the cells begin to accumulate and form a tumour.
What is a Tumor Marker Test?
A Tumor Marker Test is a group of tests that will help the doctors find out the presence of any tumour in your body.
When should I take a Tumor Marker Test?
A Tumor Marker Test does not come in a routine health checkup. Therefore, you should get this test if you experience any tumour related symptoms. However, no tumours show symptoms, this is why having a tumour health checkup once a year detects your potential of developing a tumour.
What tests are included in this profile test?
Our tumour profile packages consist of 6 to 7 essential tests, such as Prostate Specific Antigen, Alpha Fetoprotein, Beta HCG, Carcino embryonic antigen and others.
What sample will be needed?
Only a blood sample is required for this profile test.
Do I need to fast for this test?
Yes, 10 to 12 hours of fasting is required for this test, only water is allowed.
What is the cost of the Tumor Marker Test?
The cost of our Tumor Marker Test packages starts from Rs. 2200 only.
Do you offer a free home sample collection?
Yes, we do offer home sample collection facilities.