Learn more about screening for colon cancer with Cologuard®.

It’s an effective screening test for adults 45 and older at average risk for colon cancer. You can use Cologuard in the privacy of your own home. Click below to see if you are eligible.

Cologuard is a one-of-a-kind,
non-invasive colon cancer screening test.

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How does Cologuard one up other non-invasive screening tests?


Cologuard finds 92% of colon cancers overall1


Cologuard finds 94% of Stage I & Stage II colon cancers2


When caught in early stages, colon cancer is treatable in about 90% of people3


Who should get screened?


See how easy it is to use Cologuard at home

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Read your instructions to prepare to collect
Place your sample container into the toilet bracket.
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Collect your sample
Use your Cologuard kit to collect your sample.
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Scrape your sample
Fill the sample container with preservative.
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Prepare your samples for return
Schedule a UPS® pickup with the prepaid label.
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Know what next steps to take

Cologuard is a screening test that looks for altered DNA and/or blood that could be signs of precancerous growths or colorectal cancer. Getting screened is always a good choice because your result can guide your path forward..

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Negative Result

A negative result means Cologuard
did not detect these potential signs

  • Cologuard did not detect altered DNA and/or blood in your stool
  • You're unlikely to have colorectal cancer
  • When you discuss your result with a healthcare provider, ask when you should screen again.
False negatives can occur.
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Positive Result

A positive result means these
potential signs were detected

  • Cologuard detected altered DNA and/or blood in your stool
  • This could be due to precancerous growths, colorectal cancer, or some other reason
  • It’s important to know that this is not the same as a cancer diagnosis
  • When you discuss your result with a healthcare provider, you will need to plan a colonoscopy to confirm your result.
False positives can occur.

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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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You have questions.
We have answers.

  • What is Cologuard?

    Cologuard is an FDA-approved, non-invasive, at-home colon cancer screening test. It’s for people 45 or older at average risk for colon cancer. RX only.

    Learn More About Cologuard
  • Who is Cologuard for?

    Cologuard is for adults at average risk for colon cancer. Cologuard is not a replacement for colonoscopy in high-risk individuals.

    Read How Cologuard Works
  • How does Cologuard work?

    Cologuard uses advanced stool technology to detect the DNA and blood cells released from abnormal cells, and can detect both precancer and cancer.

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  • How effective is Cologuard?

    Cologuard found 92% of all colon cancers (and 94% of all stage I & II cancers) in a clinical study of 10,000 participants ages 50-84 years old, of average risk for colorectal cancer.

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  • How do I get Cologuard?

    You can request Cologuard through your healthcare provider. Requesting Cologuard through an online telehealth provider is also an option.

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  • Cologuard sensitivity, per stage of cancer: I: 90% (n=29); II: 100% (n=21); III: 90% (n=10); IV: 75% (n=4). Cologuard performance in adults ages 45-49 is estimated based on a large clinical study of patients 50 and older. False positives and false negatives may occur. In this clinical study, 13% of people without cancer received a positive result (false positive) and 8% of people with cancer received a negative result (false negative).

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