Items Tagged ‘colorectal’

March 29, 2016

Mayo Clinic Expert Shares Five Things to Know About Colorectal Cancer

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs

March is Colon and Rectal Cancer Awareness Month Roughly 140,000 people are diagnosed with colorectal cancer in the U.S. each year. It is the third most common cancer and No. 2 cause of cancer-related deaths among men and women. Heidi Nelson, M.D., chief of surgery at Mayo Clinic, and director of the Mayo Clinic Center […]

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Tags: Biobank, center for individualized medicine, ColoGuard, colon cancer, colorectal, colorectal cancer, Dr. Heidi Nelson, Precision Medicine, rectal cancer


Mayo Clinic First to Offer Stool-Based DNA Screening Test for Colorectal Cancer

September 2, 2014

Mayo Clinic First to Offer Stool-Based DNA Screening Test for Colorectal Cancer

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine

Exact Sciences Corp. recently announced that Mayo Clinic will be the first health system to offer CologuardĀ®, the first and only Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved, noninvasive stool DNA screening test for colorectal cancer. Cologuard will be available to patients through their primary care physicians at Mayo Clinic. Available by prescription only, Cologuard offers […]

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Tags: biomarker, biomarkers, cancer, center for individualized medicine, ColoGuard, colon cancer, colorectal, colorectal cancer, David Ahlquist, DNA, DNA Sequencing, dna test


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