AUG 18, 2014 02:39 PM PDT

FDA Approves Take-Home Colon Cancer Test

WRITTEN BY: Judy O'Rourke


The FDA says Cologuard from Exact Sciences Corp, Madison, Wis, a noninvasive test people can take at home, might cut colon cancer deaths by screening people who avoid colonoscopies.

[Source: Newsy Science]
About the Author
  • Judy O'Rourke worked as a newspaper reporter before becoming chief editor of Clinical Lab Products magazine. As a freelance writer today, she is interested in finding the story behind the latest developments in medicine and science, and in learning what lies ahead.
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