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We would like to inform you that we have, in the First Medical Laboratories, several tumor markers that can be of great help in the diagnosis of different tumors. Diagnosis and classification of tumors now become much easier in Jordan with these new tests

Calcitonin: essential for the diagnosis of medullary carcinoma of the thyroid in primary and metastatic sites

Multi-drug resistant protein (MRP): important for treatment modalities in leukemia, multiple myeloma, neuroblastoma, lung, breast and lung carcinoma

(O 13: essential for the diagnosis of Ewing’s sarcoma and Primitive Neuroectodermal tumor (PNET

Mesothelin (CAK1): essential for confirming diagnosis of mesothelioma

Alpha-fetoprotein: essential for the diagnosis of primary liver masses (Hepatocellular carcinoma) and for diagnosis of germ cell tumors ovaries, testis, retroperitoneal areas, mediastinal masses

B-HCG: important for diagnosis of germ cell tumors

Apha-1-antitrypsin: important for the diagnosis of malignant fibrous histiocytoma and other sarcomas

S-100 : important for the diagnosis of melanomas, Histiocytosis X, malignant nerve sheath tumors

Estrogen and progesterone receptors: importune for prognosis and treatment modalities of breast cancer

Her-2-neu: important for prognosis and treatment modalities of breast cancer

These are some of the tests that we have in our lab, in addition to many others, which all can be performed on tissue section , paraffin blocks

We, in the First Medical Laboratory , are determined to bring the best of laboratory medicine in clinical practice to Jordan

Please call us for any further information

.Dr. Hussam Abu-Farsakh, M.D

American boards of Anatomic, clinical pathology & Cytopathology