Cancer Screening Innovations Hill Briefing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Danielle Burgess, Fight Colorectal Cancer Fight CRC Advocates for Cancer Screening Innovations at Hill Briefing   Fight CRC jointly hosts a hill briefing on colorectal cancer screening with ACS CAN, Exact Sciences and Mayo Clinic on May 18. Alexandria, Va. – May 13, 2015 – Two representatives from Fight Colorectal Cancer…  Read More

FDA approves first non-invasive DNA test for colorectal cancer

Big news in the colorectal cancer prevention and screening community yesterday! In a never-before-seen move, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) jointly proposed Cologuard as a new option for colorectal cancer screening. What is Cologuard? Cologuard, produced by Exact Sciences, is a non-invasive (not requiring insertion of instruments…  Read More

Improved Stool Screening Test Finds DNA Changes

Too many people avoid colonoscopy.  Too invasive, they say.  Too scary, too risky. There may be an answer for them in an improved stool test that looks for DNA that is changed in both colorectal cancer and some precancerous polyps. Of course, if the stool test identifies possible polyps or cancer, a colonoscopy is critical to…  Read More