ALFA FETO PROTIEN ( AFP )
Why to get tested?
To help diagnose and monitor therapy for certain cancers of the liver, testicles, or ovaries
When to get tested?
When your healthcare practitioner suspects that you have certain cancers of the liver, testicles, or ovaries; at intervals during and after treatment for one of these cancers; sometimes when you have cancer-predisposing diseases such aschronic hepatitis or cirrhosis
What sample needed?
A blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm
What preparation I need before test?