What is Epi proColon® 2.0 CE?
Epi proColon® 2.0 CE is a blood test for colorectal cancer screening.
What You Should Know About Epi proColon® 2.0 CE and the Septin 9 DNA Biomarker
- Epi proColon® 2.0 CE is a molecular test that detects methylated Septin 9 DNA in blood.
- DNA methylation of the SEPT9 gene is increased in colorectal cancer.
- Methylated Septin 9 DNA can be found in tumor DNA that has been shed into the bloodstream from proximal and distal colon and rectal sites, making it a differential biomarker for the early detection of colorectal cancer.