Mission to Screen
Explore this page to:
- See why you should get screened
- Learn more about colon cancer screening
- Hear stories from people Katie has met on her mission
Let’s Talk About Screening
Part of Katie’s mission has been talking to people from all walks of life about screening, including healthcare professionals, people who have screened, and people who haven’t. Take a minute to watch the videos below.
Learn why getting screened starting at age 45 is important in this interview with Katie and a few people who haven’t screened yet.
In this interview, Katie speaks with Scott, a colorectal cancer survivor who got screened with Cologuard.
A Look at the Lab
Discover the science behind Cologuard® as Katie describes the Exact Sciences Lab.
A Healthcare Provider’s Take on Cologuard
Watch Katie’s interview Dr. David M. Poppers, Gastroenterologist from NYU Langone Medical Center
3rd Most Common Type of Cancer
Colon cancer is the 3rd most commonly occurring cancer in either men or women1
Many Ways to Screen
Today, there are more screening options than ever, including noninvasive tests like Cologuard for those at average risk
1 in 7 Under 50
A study found that 1 in 7 people diagnosed with colon cancer is under the age of 502
Ready to Get Screened for Colon Cancer?
Cologuard is a convenient option and most insured patients pay $0.*
*Exact Sciences estimate based on historical patient billing as of June 30, 2021. Rate of coverage varies by state and region. Exceptions for coverage may apply; only your insurer can confirm how Cologuard would be covered for you.
- Siegel RL, Miller KD, Fuchs HE, Jemal A. Cancer statistics, 2021. CA Cancer J Clin. 2021;71:7-33.
- Abdelsattar ZM, Wong SL, Regenbogen SE, et al. 2016. Colorectal Cancer Outcomes and Treatment Patterns in Patients Too Young for Average-Risk Screening. Cancer 2016;122(6):929-934.