How Do You Get Tested with Epi proColon®?
Your blood test can be ordered by your doctor during your routine office visit. Your blood can be drawn at their office or a blood collection center. You do not have to change your diet or medicine before getting your blood drawn.
What Do You Need To Do?
- Make an appointment with your doctor to discuss colorectal cancer screening. If you both decide this test is right for you, your doctor will write a lab order for the test.
- Get your blood drawn. It might take a few days for the laboratory to send your test result to your healthcare provider.
- Talk with your doctor about your test result.
If your test result is positive, your doctor will recommend a colonoscopy. If your test result is negative, discuss your future screening plan with your doctor .
Is Epi proColon Right for You?
You should talk with your doctor about which screening test is right for you.
Epi proColon might be an option for you if:
- You are age 50 or older
- You are considered average-risk for getting colorectal cancer
- You decline other recommended screening tests after talking with your healthcare provider
To find out if a blood test for colorectal cancer screening is right for you, download our doctor discussion guide.