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This package gives an in-depth overview of your cancer risk and general health. It identifies early signs of cancer (tumour markers), blood, kidney, liver, cholesterol, pancreas, joint, thyroid health and hepatitis screening.
It also includes a Pap smear (cervical cancer screen), breast mammogram or ultrasound, DEXA bone scan, lung function test, rheumatoid arthritis screen, an ECG (electrical heart trace), treadmill stress test, pure tone audiometry, ultrasound abdomen and pelvis, chest x-ray, vision testing, hepatitis and HIV screening.
Correct diagnosis and early detection of cancer significantly improves survivability, treatment success and reduces risk of recurrence or disease progression and reduces mortality. All this aids in helping you take preventative cautious measures to ensure you remain healthy.
Who should get tested?
– Women above 40 years old
– Individuals with family history of cancer ( no matter what age)
– Patients with previous cancers ( no matter what type of cancer)
– People with previous heart attacks or any other heart conditions
– People with family history of heart disease
– People with high blood pressure
– Patients on treatment for high blood pressure
– People with high cholesterol
– People who are overweight
– Heavy alcohol intake
– Diabetics or those with borderline diabetes
– People with poor nutrition
What does it involve?
▸ Physical Examination
▸ Pure Tone Audiometry
Pure tone audiometry is a hearing test used to identify hearing threshold levels of an individual, enabling determination of the extent and type of a hearing loss of a patient. This helps your doctor form a diagnosis and treatment plan.
▸ Body Fat Analysis
▸ Full Blood Count
This test gives an overview of blood health: highlighting early signs of blood disoders, infection, inflammation and blood cancers.
This test tells you how much sugar you have circulating in your body. Higher sugar (glucose) predisposes you to diabetes. If this test is taken alongside a blood test for HbA1C – it can help to diagnose diabetes.
▸ Lipid Profile
This is an in depth test showing levels of various cholesterols and fatty acids in your blood. High cholesterol predisposes to heart disease, stroke and diabetes. This test is also helpful to guide patients on existing cholesterol lowering medication – togauge if they are on adequate medication.
▸ Liver Function Test
This test gives an overview of liver function: highlighting your body's nutrition status, protein content, liver enzyme function and ability to excrete your body's toxins and waste. It detects any early signs of liver dysfunction.
▸ Renal Function Test
This test gives an overview of kidney health: highlighting early signs of reduced kidney function, body electrolyte content, mineral content and hydration level.
▸ Urine FEME
This test gives a comprehensive overview of your kidney health. Abnormalities can highlight early signs of urinary tract dysfunction, diabetes or liver dysfunction.
▸ Uric Acid
This test detects high levels of uric acid in the blood, which could be a sign of gout. It is also vital to monitor uric acid levels when undergoing chemotherapy or radiation treatment for cancer.
This test is conducted to categorise your blood type and group, alongside your Rhesus status. It is important to know your blood type to prevent the risk of you receiving an incompatible blood type at a time of need, such as during a blood transfusion or during surgery.
▸ Hepatitis A, B, C Screening
This test can screen or diagnose for Hepatitis A, B & C infection or determine if you are immune. It can also monitor your condition if you have existing Hepatitis.
▸ Thyroid Function Test
TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) test gives an overview of thyroid health: highlighting the effectiveness of your body's metabolism. Free thyroxine (free T4) tests are used to help evaluate thyroid function and diagnose thyroid diseases, including hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism. It is usually analysed when thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) level is abnormal.
▸ Resting Electrocardiogram (ECG)
An ECG (electrocardiogram) records the electrical activity in your heart at rest. This can give insight into your heart rate and heart rhythm. It also highlights irregular heart rhythms (arrhythmias), previous heart attacks (myocardial infarction), blocked coronary arteries, high blood pressure (hypertension), heart valvular diseases and structural heart defects.
▸ Exercise Stress Test with Report by Cardiologist
An ECG (electrocardiogram) records the electrical activity in your heart. During the stress test, you’ll be asked to exercise, typically on a treadmill, while you’re hooked up to an ECG machine. This can give insight into your heart rate and heart rhythm. It also highlights irregular heart rhythms (arrhythmias), previous heart attacks (myocardial infarction), blocked coronary arteries, high blood pressure (hypertension), heart valvular diseases and structural heart defects.
▸ Lung Function Test
Pulmonary function tests (PFTs) are noninvasive tests that indicate how efficient the lungs are functioning. The tests measure lung volume, capacity, rates of flow, and gas exchange. This information can help your doctor diagnose and decide the treatment of certain lung disorders.
Infectious Disease Screening
▸ HIV Screening
This test can indicate if someone is infected with HIV. Early detection can prevent the infection developing into AIDS (acquired immudificiency syndrome). Patients who are undergoing treatment for HIV & AIDS will also benefit from this test, as it can guide the efficacy of their current treatment.
▸ Vision Testing
A series of tests performed to assess vision, visual fields and ability to focus on and discern objects.
▸ Alpha Feto Protein (AFP)
AFP (alpha feto protein) helps diagnose and monitor treatment for certain cancers of the liver, ovaries or testicles. A raised value increases the likelihood of cancer. Early detection greatly improves response to treatment.
▸ Pap Smear (Liquid-based Cytology)
A Pap smear is a screening procedure for cervical cancer. It tests for the presence of precancerous or cancerous cells on your cervix (opening of the uterus). During the procedure, cells from your cervix are gently scraped away and examined for abnormal growth. Current guidelines recommend that women get regular Pap smears every three years starting at age 21. Some women may be at increased risk for cancer or infection. You may need more frequent tests if you’re HIV-positive or you have a weakened immune system from chemotherapy or an organ transplant.
▸ CA 125
This is an ovarian cancer marker. A raised value increases the likelihood of ovarian cancer. Early detection greatly improves response to treatment.
▸ CA 15.3
This is a breast cancer marker. A raised value increases the likelihood of breast cancer with potential metastatic spread. Early detection greatly improves response to treatment.
▸ CA 19.9
This is a pancreatic cancer marker. A raised value increases the likelihood of pancreatic cancer. Early detection greatly improves response to treatment.
▸ CEA (Carcinoembryonic Antigen)
CEA is a tumour marker for certain cancers like colon, bladder, breast, lung, ovarian, pancreatic, stomach and thyroid. A raised value increases the likelihood of cancer. Early detection greatly improves response to treatment.
▸ Bone Metabolism Profile
Bone metabolism screen measures proteins, minerals and enzymes involved in bone turnover. Medical conditions can increase rate of bone loss (bone reabsorption) and these tests can indicate problems with bone.
▸Rheumatoid Arthritis Factor (RA)
This is a marker used to screen for various autoimmune disease, like Rheumatoid Arthritis, and certain infectious diseases, like Tuberculosis.
▸ Chest X-Ray with Report by Radiologist
Chest X Ray is an imaging test used to help detect abnormalities or diseases of the airways, blood vessels, bones, heart and lungs.
▸ Ultrasound Abdomen & Pelvis with Report by Radiologist
Ultrasound abdomen and pelvis is an imaging test used in the assessment of solid organs and fluid-filled structures. In the abdomen, it can be used to examine the liver, gallbladder, biliary tract, part of the renal tract, pancreas, spleen, kidneys, major blood vessels and appendix. In the pelvis, for females, it is used to visualise the uterus, cervix, ovaries, Fallopian tubes and bladder. In the pelvis, for males, it is used to visualise the prostate, bladder and seminal vesicles.
▸ DEXA Scan (2 Region) with Report by Radiologist
A DEXA (dual energy X-ray absorptiometry) scan is an imaging test used to measure bone mineral density and bone loss. This reading is compared with your age, and used to categorise your risk of developing osteoporosis (reduced bone density and bone loss) and bone fractures.
▸ Mammogram/Breast Ultrasound with Report by Radiologist
Screening mammography is a specific type of breast imaging used to detect cancer early before women experience symptoms. Usually done above age 40, when breast tissue is less dense, making ultrasound imaging less accurate in this age group. Ultrasound breast is an imaging test used in the assessment of solid organs and fluid-filled structures. It helps in the diagnosis of breast lumps or other abnormalities found during examination. Usually done in women under 40, when breast tissue is more dense, making mammograms less accurate in this age group.
Consultations & Report
▸ Consultation by Doctor
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