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PSA Blood Test role in Prostate Cancer

Dr. Anil Thakwani
20 Sep 2018
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PSA Blood Test is useful in determining the possibilities of prostate cancer. More is the PSA amount in the body, more are the chances of the presence of prostate cancer.

PSA blood test is included in the early detection tests meant for predicting the possibilities of prostate cancer. Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) is produced by the cells present in the prostate gland. The major concentration of the substance remains in semen while some of it is also present in blood. Most of the times the PSA concentration in men who do not have prostate cancer is under 4 nanograms/mL. The probability of having prostate cancer rises with an increase in the amount of PSA detected.


Dr. Anil Thakwani

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Radiation Oncologist
Dr. Anil Thakwani is a Radiation Oncologist practicing at Felix Hospital in Sector 137, Noida. Dr. Anil specializes in Image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT), Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), Chemotherapy, Prostate cancer, and Brachytherapy procedures. He also specializes in Gamma knife, Radiation Therapy, Flap surgery, and Neck dissection procedures. Dr. Anil has completed his MBBS and MD Radiotherapy from S N Medical College, Agra in 2000 and 2005 respectively. Further, he completed Fundamental Critical Care Support (FCCS) in Oncology from California, USA in the year 2006. This was awarded by the Society of Critical Care Medicine. He is associated with many prestigious medical colleges across the country. Dr. Anil Thakwani is also a Life member of Association of Indian Radiation Oncologists. Dr. Anil Thakwani has completed his postdoctoral training in Oncology at All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi. He has an experience of more than one and a half decades in the field of oncology. He is currently practicing at Felix Hospital, Oncology center situated in Sector 137, Noida. The hospital is well equipped to provide the world's best treatment to its patients. The hospital offers lab and pharmacy services for the patients visiting at the hospital. Book a FREE appointment with Dr. Anil Thakwani at Elacancer.com.
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