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Colorectal Cancer is a leading cause of cancer deaths

Colorectal cancer remains one of the biggest cancer killers in the world. It is the 3rd most commonly diagnosed cancer and the 2nd leading cause of cancer death in the United States.

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2nd

leading cause of cancer related deaths

99%

of colorectal cancers are completely preventable

60%

of colorectal cancers are not detected at an early stage

Fact:

Prevention of colorectal cancer is key

The majority of colorectal cancer and deaths could be prevented. Regular screening is one of the most powerful weapons for prevention.  

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Fact:Most colorectal cancers develop slowly over several years, with 95% of cases developing from adenomatous polyps.

Polyps can progress into cancer

Before a cancer develops, a growth of tissue or tumor usually begins as a non-cancerous polyp in the inner lining of the colon or rectum. Most polyps can be found and removed by colonoscopy before they develop into cancer.

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PolypDx™ makes prevention of colorectal cancer possible

It is the only screening test used to detect precancerous adenomatous polyps with a high sensitivity. PolypDx™ is a simple and proven test that identifies pre-cancerous polyps before they develop into cancer.

is:

  • an easy, patient friendly test, requiring only a small urine sample

  • highly sensitive to detect adenomatous polyps, the precursor to colon cancer

  • simple - does not require any preparation (eg. fasting, diet, bowel cleansing)

  • a cancer prevention screening test, providing peace of mind in cancer prevention