MADISON, Wis., Sept. 22, 2022 — Exact Sciences Corp., a leading provider of cancer screening and diagnostic tests, today awarded $525,000 in grants to eight federally qualified health centers focused on improving colorectal cancer screening rates in vulnerable populations.

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is treatable in 90% of cases when detected earlyi, yet approximately 44 million average-risk Americans over age 45 remain unscreened.ii Half of premature colon cancer deaths are due to racial/ethnic, socioeconomic, and geographic inequalities.iii Black Americans are most likely to develop colorectal cancer, and most likely to die from it.iv Hispanic Americans have the second-highest death rate.iv

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