Items Tagged ‘sDNA’

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 (@samuelsmith5209)

Exact Sciences Corp. recently announced that Mayo Clinic will be the first health system to offer Cologuard┬«, 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


August 30, 2013

Colorectal Cancer Screenings Future

By AJ Montpetit AJ Montpetit (@ajmontpetit)

Colorectal cancer (CRC) remains the second-leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, and a┬ánew multi-marker test for stool DNA (sDNA) developed by Mayo Clinic in collaboration with Exact Sciences Corp. of Madison, Wis., has seen improvements to the effectiveness of screening for CRC and reducing risk. No special preparations are needed for the […]

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Tags: cancer screening, center for individualized medicine, colon cancer, colorectal cancer, Exact Science, individualized medicine, mayo clinic, screening, sDNA


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