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Early detection is #1 defense against colon cancer. A new at-home test makes screening easier.

March 8, 2010

Stool DNA tests pick up 80 percent of colon cancer.

“No one should die of colon cancer if it’s diagnosed in the early stages, but it becomes highly incurable if the cancer spreads beyond the colon.” says Sanford Markowitz, M.D., Ph.D., a Case Western Reserve University Department of Medicine professor and attending physician at University Hospitals in Cleveland.

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