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Cancer Screening Tests

Cancer Screening tests are the series of tests done to check for cancer even before you develop any symptoms for it.

Cancer screening tests can help in early detection of the disease which means better chances of successful treatment and cure. The cancer symptoms usually appear to show when it has already developed and spread to nearby organs. Most of the cancers do not have symptoms and screening tests can greatly benefit such patients in timely treatment. Such cancers are difficult to treat and the patient undergoes too much of physical, mental and financial burden.

Types of Cancer Screenings

Cancer screening is a combination of below examinations/tests that your doctor would do:

  • Physical examination: To check for lumps, an unusual growth in the body or change in bowel movement etc.
  • Medical history and history of cancer in the family
  • Laboratory tests: Test samples of tissue, blood, urine, or other substances in the body
  • Imaging tests: X-rays, MRI or CT scans etc.
  • Genetic tests: Checks for gene mutations linked to specific types of cancer.

Indications

Anyone can go cancer screening test, especially if you have a family history of any type of cancer, screening tests are beneficial.

All those who have erratic lifestyle including smoking, tobacco intake, alcoholic or abnormal work conditions should choose for cancer screening tests. They are high risk people for lung cancer, throat cancer, stomach or liver cancer etc.

Women should check for breast cancer, ovarian cancer or cervical cancer screening tests.

Recommended Hospitals in India for Cancer Screening tests

HospitalCityHospital Page link
Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon Gurgaon, IndiaVisit hospital page, contact
Artemis Hospital, GurgaonGurgaon, IndiaVisit hospital page, contact
BLK Super Specialty Hospital, New Delhi New Delhi, IndiaVisit hospital page, contact
Apollo Hospital, Chennai Chennai, IndiaVisit hospital page, contact
Kokilaben Hospital, Mumbai Mumbai, IndiaVisit hospital page, contact
Medanta – The Medicity, Gurgaon Gurgaon, IndiaVisit hospital page, contact
Global Hospital ChennaiChennai, IndiaVisit hospital page, contact
Fortis Flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital, New Delhi New Delhi, IndiaVisit hospital page, contact
Fortis Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi, Mumbai Mumbai, IndiaVisit hospital page, contact
Jaypee Hospital, Noida Noida, IndiaVisit hospital page, contact
Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi New Delhi, IndiaVisit hospital page, contact
Max Super Specialty Hospital, New Delhi New Delhi, IndiaVisit hospital page, contact
Fortis Hospital, Bangalore Bangalore, IndiaVisit hospital page, contact
Fortis Hospital, Mulund, MumbaiMumbai, IndiaVisit hospital page, contact
Max Hospital, Gurgaon Gurgaon, IndiaVisit hospital page, contact
Fortis Malar Hospital, Chennai Mumbai, IndiaVisit hospital page, contact
Global Hospital, Mumbai Mumbai, IndiaVisit hospital page, contact
MaxCure Hospital, Hyderabad Hyderabad, IndiaVisit hospital page, contact
Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Centre (MSCC), Bangalore Bangalore, IndiaVisit hospital page, contact
Narayana Institute of Cardiac Sciences, Bangalore Bangalore, IndiaVisit hospital page, contact
Paras Hospital Gurgaon, IndiaVisit hospital page, contact
S. L. Raheja Hospital, Mumbai Mumbai, IndiaVisit hospital page, contact
SIMS Hospital, Chennai Chennai, IndiaVisit hospital page, contact
Sri Ramakrishna Hospital, Coimbatore Coimbatore, IndiaVisit hospital page, contact
Wockhardt Hospitals, Mumbai Mumbai, IndiaVisit hospital page, contact
Fortis Escorts Heart Institute & Research CentreNew Delhi, IndiaVisit hospital page, contact

Cost of cancer screening

Write to us about your concern for which you would like to undergo screening, and we will help with cost estimate for that particular screening.

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