Prostate Cancer Test
Private PSA Tests
- Detect prostate cancer
- Same-day appointment
- Accurate & fast results
The PSA test is a blood test that is primarily used to screen for prostate cancer. The prostate is a small gland that sits below the bladder in men. PSA is usually found in semen, which is also produced in the prostate and it is common to find small amounts of PSA circulating in the blood.
The blood profile can detect elevated levels of PSA that could indicate the presence of prostate cancer. It is important to note that this is not definitive, as many other conditions can also increase the patient’s PSA levels, such as an inflamed or enlarged prostate.
The results of a PSA test are reported as nanograms of PSA per millilitre of blood (ng/mL). However, there is no specific cut off amount between a normal or abnormal PSA level. After the test, your doctor may recommend a prostate biopsy depending on your results.
Whilst expert opinions differ on the matter, it is generally recommended that:
There are no preparations necessary for a PSA test.
Should you wish to enquire or book a prostate cancer blood test, please contact us via our contact form or telephone number.
Blood tests are ordered by the doctor as needed, based on the patient’s symptoms and concerns. Occasionally alternate or additional tests may be required for accurate diagnosis.