WHAT IS IT?
 

Rx diagnostic kit mailed to your 🏠 to detect abnormal DNA and 🩸 in your 💩.

 


HOW DOES IT WORK?
 

  • Complete a screening questionnaire with a pharmacist or online.
  • If eligible, you'll receive a kit in the mail.
  • 💩 in the provided container and send the sample to a lab in the unmarked prepaid box.

 

PROS
 

  • Covered by most health insurances.
  • Detects 92% of colon cancers, even in early stages.
  • If you test ➖, you may postpone a colonoscopy for up to three years.
  • If you test ➕, a telehealth provider will contact you right away about next steps (With your permission, your primary healthcare provider will be contacted, too.)

 

& CONS
 

  • It takes a few days to get results. ⏱️

 

WHAT IS IT?
 

OTC self-screening to detect blood in your 💩.

 


HOW DOES IT WORK?
 

Buy a kit, 💩 on a strip, and perform a rapid self-test.

 

PROS
 

  • It's available at all Kinney Drugs.
  • It's inexpensive.
  • No lab testing required.
  • Results are immediate.

 

& CONS
 

  • Need to repeat the test every year.
  • If you test ➕ it could indicate several issues (diverticulitis, colitis, polyps, colon cancer, etc.) so you'll want to schedule an appointment with your healthcare provider.

 

 

 

 

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