Prostate Cancer Screening test allows to check the amount of PSA in your blood.
Out of range levels may indicate prostate cancer or other non-cancer issues with your prostate like a bigger prostate or prostate inflammation that can also trigger out of range of PSA levels. PSA levels usually tend to increase with age.Show lessShow more
The PSA test can miss prostate cancer. A small proportion of men who have a low PSA level will later be found to have prostate cancer.
For whom is it for
- It is recommended for males with a positive family history of prostate cancer
- Prostate cancer mainly affects men over the age of 50 years and your risk increases with age.
- This assessment does not determine the presence of prostate cancer. However, it offers a proactive understanding of your overall prostate state, potentially enabling earlier detection and improved outcomes for certain individuals with the condition.
- Individuals who have undergone prostatectomy or have established prostate conditions are not the intended recipients of this test.
- Please note, if you are self-referred (you have not been referred by a healthcare professional) to undergo this test, the selection of this test on its own or in combination with other tests, is your sole responsibility and Unilabs cannot advise whether this test is right for you.
- If PSA levels are elevated or out of range, it's critical to book an appointment with a specialist doctor or your GP and discuss the results.