A Unique Approach
Inspiring Life-Changing Action

When it comes to a noninvasive screening test for colon cancer, we’ve thought of everything to make it as easy as possible. We deliver right to your door with step-by-step instructions, it requires no prep or change to your daily routine, and to top it off, Cologuard detects 92% of colon cancer1.

Choose your desired language for the video below to see how easy Cologuard can be to use
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Our Easy Instructions For Using Cologuard

Set Up

Receive and unpack your kit, check the expiration date and place your sample container in the toilet bracket. 


Collect and scrape your sample, then fill the sample container with the preservative.


Drop off or schedule a UPS® pickup using the prepaid label within a day.

The Cologuard kit box, the sample container, tube, bracket, instruction guides, and bottle of liquid preservative

Inside Our Signature Box

  • Shipping Box
  • Sample Container
  • Probe + Tube
  • Bracket
  • Patient Guide Instructions
  • Sample Labels
  • Bottle of Liquid (Preservative)

Pack it up, send it off, and get your results fast.

Follow the simple instructions for repacking, labeling, and postage (which we cover) to mail us your sample. Healthcare providers typically receive results within 2 weeks.

A woman sitting at a table looking at a tablet

Understanding Your Results

Regardless of the outcome, we’ll work with you and your provider to make sure you understand your next steps.

Ready to Get Started?

Take the first step to getting your Cologuard prescription today. Simply request
it right from your healthcare or telehealth provider.