Men who request an appointment in November 2017 are entitled to take the PCA3 prostate-specific gene test for prostate cancer for a discount price of HUF 49 000 instead of HUF 75 000. Unlike PSA test, PCA3 is not affected by benevolent prostate enlargement and non-cancerous abnormalities. Consider your health, come along to our screening! Continue reading
PCA3 is the most specific test available for the detection of prostate cancer. This is the only gene-based prostate screening test. Of all known testing methods, PCA3 identifies prostate tumour with the highest accuracy. The result is obtained from urine sample.
PCA3 – the detection of prostate cancer cells from urine
PCA3 gene functioning is typically specific to prostate cancer, and unlike PSA, the level of PCA3 is not affected by benevolent prostate enlargement and non-cancerous abnormalities. It is recommended in the following cases:
- an increased value of PSA or other suspicious clinical results
- although the result of a previous biopsy was negative, there are still some factors indicating a prostate cancer
- there is a history of hereditary familial cancer within the family
- other cases indicated by a specialist
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