AACR abstract highlights methylation markers capable of detecting all types of lung cancer with more than 90% sensitivity and specificity
MADISON, Wis., March 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- A study from Exact Sciences Corp. (Nasdaq: EXAS) and Mayo Clinic released today by the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) shows promise for the development of a blood-based lung cancer test. Researchers conducted a multi-round study of nearly 400 patients, which demonstrated high accuracy for detecting lung cancer at all stages.
Exact Sciences’ first mission is to help eradicate colon cancer. That mission is on the minds of our team members every single day, and March gives us an opportunity to be even louder about the work we do. Right now, our team members are preparing to take part in some big events to help spread awareness about the nation’s second deadliest cancer and the need for screening.
Cologuard gross margin reached 61 percent in fourth quarter
MADISON, Wis., Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Exact Sciences Corp. (Nasdaq: EXAS) today announced that the company generated revenues of $99.4 million and completed approximately 244,000 Cologuard tests during the year ended Dec. 31, 2016. Full-year 2016 revenues and Cologuard test volume grew 152 percent and 135 percent from 2015, respectively.
Cologuard offers health plans an opportunity to increase screening & improve quality ratings
MADISON, Wis., Feb. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Exact Sciences Corp. (Nasdaq: EXAS) today announced that Cologuard® is included in the Medicare Advantage Advance Notice and Draft Call letter. Cologuard's inclusion in the final Star Ratings will allow Medicare Advantage plans to increase their Star Rating when patients complete Exact Sciences' non-invasive colon cancer screening test.
USMD study highlights opportunity to expand screening & detect curable-stage cancer.
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Today, I attended and presented at the 35th annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference. Along with discussing our preliminary 2016 results and Cologuard, I shared more about the future of Exact Sciences.
January is a time to reflect on the past year, and the year ahead. This week, I’ll be doing just that when I present at the 35th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference. I’ll be reflecting on some big news: In 2016, Exact Sciences completed 244,000 Cologuard tests.
- Preliminary revenues between $99.0 million and $99.5 million for 2016, a year-over-year increase of 150 percent;
- 244,000 Cologuard tests completed in 2016, a year-over-year increase of 134 percent;
- 9,500 additional providers ordered Cologuard during the fourth quarter, and insurance coverage expanded by 67 percent during 2016.
MADISON, Wis., Jan. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Exact Sciences Corp. (Nasdaq: EXAS) announced today that the company expects to report revenues between $34.9 million and $35.4 million for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2016, an increase of 142 percent from the same quarter of 2015. The company completed approximately 82,000 Cologuard tests during the fourth quarter of 2016, which represents growth of 114 percent from the same period of 2015.
MADISON, Wis., Jan. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Exact Sciences Corp. (Nasdaq: EXAS) today announced that the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association's (BCBSA) Center for Clinical Effectiveness "Evidence Street" recently released a positive review of Cologuard to its members. BCBSA is a national federation of 36 Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies that insure one in three Americans. This continues the positive momentum for Cologuard, as coverage increased by 67 percent in 2016 and nearly 163 million Americans are now in health plans that cover the non-invasive colorectal cancer screening option.