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Cancer or tumour markers are chemicals produced by tumour cells, which can be detected in your blood stream. An elevated cancer marker reading can be an indicator of a particular form of the disease. While a positive cancer marker result is an indicator of a potential issue, it is not a guarantee, as there may be other reasons for elevated biomarker measurements in the blood. In the case of a positive marker reading, further detailed testing is advised.ULL
PSA is a cancer marker blood test related to prostate cancer. PSA is released into a man's blood by his prostate gland . Healthy men have low amounts of PSA in the blood. According to the Hong Kong Cancer Registry of the Hong Kong Hospital Authority, prostate cancer is the 3rd most prevalent form of cancer in Hong Kong among males.