Good health depends on having the right hormone levels in our bodies. Tests for hormones in blood help healthcare providers to better detect, treat, and prevent diseases – but not all hormone tests are accurate.
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The correct diagnosis and effective treatment and prevention of many diseases depend on accurate measurement of hormones. Many blood tests for hormones exist and assuring that all tests are sufficiently accurate and reliable is important, so health care providers can make the right decisions and improve patient care and human health.
A Message From the PATH Co-Chairs
Welcome to the new web home for the Partnership for the Accurate Testing of Hormones! We hope that this website serves as a useful resource to individuals interested in learning more about testing for steroid hormones. We encourage you to begin by examining some of the existing information on testosterone testing using the following links, depending on whether you identify as a patient or a professional.
Professionals (Healthcare Providers, Laboratorians)
Dr. Hubert Vesper, PhD
Dr. Alvin M. Matsumoto, MD
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