New home test shakes up colon cancer screening - Dallas News | myFOXdfw.com

October 26, 2014 4:01 PM

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New home test shakes up colon cancer screening - Dallas News | myFOXdfw.com

Starting Monday, millions of people who have avoided colon cancer screening can get a new home test that's noninvasive and doesn't require the icky preparation most other methods do.

The test is the first to look for cancer-related DNA in stool. But deciding whether to get it is a more complex choice than ads for "the breakthrough test ... that's as easy as going to the bathroom" make it seem.

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