If you are between the ages of 45 and 75 and at average risk for colon cancer, you may be a good candidate for a home colon cancer screening.

 

To learn more, follow the paths below or talk to your local pharmacist.

 

 

WHAT IS IT?
 

Prescription diagnostic kit mailed to your 🏠(home) to detect abnormal 🧬(DNA) and 🩸(blood) in your 💩(stool).

 


HOW DOES IT WORK?
 

 

BENEFITS
 

  • No prep or diet changes needed.
  • Covered at no cost by most health insurance plans for adults 45+.
  • Sample is processed in a certified lab environment by scientists.
  • Results are sent back to youa dn your health care provider (if provided).

 

UNDERSTANDING RESULTS

 

  • Detects 92% of colon cancers, even in early stages.
  • If you test ➖, no immediate action needed. Plan to rescreen in 3 years.
  • If you test ➕, follow up with your provider. Patients with a positive Cologuard test should be referred for a Colonoscopy.

 

 

WHAT IS IT?
 

Over-the-counter self-screening to detect blood in your 💩(stool).

 

 


HOW DOES IT WORK?
 

 

 

 

 

BENEFITS
 

  • It's available at all Kinney Drugs.
  • It's inexpensive.
  • No lab testing required.
  • Results are immediate.

 

 

 

 

UNDERSTANDING RESULTS
 

  • Need to repeat the test every year.
  • If you test ➕ it could indicate several issues (diverticulitis, colitis, polyps, colon cancer, etc.) so you'll want to schedule an appointment with your healthcare provider.

 

 

 

 

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