Mayo Clinic Will Be First to Use Cologuard Home Cancer Test

The FDA approved Cologuard for home use colon cancer screenings
It makes sense. The Mayo Clinic will be the first medical institution to offer the new in-home Cologuard colon cancer screening test. Mayo helped to develope Colonguard in conjunction with Exact Sciences. The head gastroenterology and hematology doctor at the Mayo Clinic, Dr. Vijay, believes the new Colonguard test will be a huge improvement for patients to detect colon cancer at its most treatable stages.

The FDA approved the Cologuard home testing kit for those at risk of colorectal cancer. It’s hoped it will allow earlier detection and treatment response to this aggressive type of cancer.

Statistics show that colon cancer is currently “the third most commonly diagnosed cancer


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