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Understanding Your Test Results

What does a positive Epi proColon blood test mean?

    • positive-test-resultA positive blood test means that altered Septin 9 DNA has been found in your blood sample.
      • A positive test result indicates an increased chance that you may have colorectal cancer.
      • You should discuss your test result with your doctor, who should order a colonoscopy to find out if you have colorectal cancer.

What does a negative Epi proColon blood test result mean?

    • negative-test-resultA negative blood test result means that altered Septin 9 DNA was not found in your blood sample.
    • A negative test result indicates a decreased chance that you may have colorectal cancer.
    • Some people with colorectal cancer may have negative test results.
    • If you have a negative result, you should continue to get screened for colorectal cancer on a regular basis.