Patient stories

Hear from people who have screened for colon cancer with Cologuard®

Featured Story

“Screening goes along with nutrition, exercise and all of the wonderful things people do for themselves.”
Debbie refused to let her nomad lifestyle obstruct her health. She took advantage of Cologuard's convenience and got screened for colon cancer while on the road.
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Cologuard is intended to screen adults 45 and older at average risk for colon cancer. Rx only.
  • Debbie

    Debbie refused to let her nomad lifestyle obstruct her health. She took advantage of Cologuard's convenience and got screened for colon cancer while on the road.
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  • Kim

    If Kim had not gotten screened for colon cancer when she became eligible at 45, she would have eventually developed cancer. Read Kim’s story to learn how Cologuard changed her life for the better.
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  • Becky

    Becky knew she had a responsibility to herself and those she helps through her work to get up to date with colon cancer screening.
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  • Arlene

    After a stage III colon cancer diagnosis, Arlene is motivated to live her life with urgency and intention.
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  • Brenda

    Brenda is a colorectal cancer survivor who screened for colon cancer with Cologuard.
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  • Cindy

    When Cindy was ready to screen for colon cancer, she chose a noninvasive option: Cologuard
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  • Dorothy

    One story can make a big difference, and that’s all it took to give Dorothy a much-needed nudge to screen for colon cancer as soon as she was eligible.
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  • Elaine

    Elaine makes sure to screen for colon cancer on time, every time. It’s just one of many ways she shows up for those she loves most.
     
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  • Gary

    When Gary screened for colon cancer at 54, it wasn’t just because his healthcare provider suggested it or because he was overdue. He did it because his loved ones were counting on him.
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  • Greta

    Screening for colon cancer made a difference for Greta, who was overdue when she screened. Now she wants to inspire others about the importance of screening on time.
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  • Janet

    Janet took charge of her health by screening for colon cancer with Cologuard.
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  • Leanne

    Having a noninvasive colon cancer screening option helped encourage Leanne to stop putting screening off.
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  • Lynn

    After receiving 12 rounds of chemo, one of Lynn’s greatest joys is sharing the support that helped her through her own colon cancer treatment.
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  • Nancy

    As a proud retired teacher, Nancy’s mission to share the importance of on time screening is a personal one.  
     
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  • Nina

    At 53, getting screened for colon cancer wasn’t on Nina’s radar. After a conversation with her healthcare provider, she was grateful to find a screening option that was right for her.
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  • Robert

    There shouldn't be any shame or stigma around colon cancer screening. Since getting screened, Robert wants to share the encouragement he wishes he had received. 
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  • Susan

    When it was time for Susan to get screened again, she asked her healthcare provider about the options that would be right for her – including Cologuard.
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  • Scott

    Scott, 51, is a colorectal cancer survivor who screened with Cologuard.
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  • Scott

    A stage I colon cancer diagnosis was a major wake-up call for Scott, who wants others to know there’s no reason to fear or delay getting screened.
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  • Susan I.

    Susan is all too familiar with colon cancer, having supported her husband through his own diagnosis and losing friends to the disease. It only fires her up more to stay up-to-date with screening.
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