About COLOGIC®

It’s New

Introducing COLOGIC®, a new, simple test to help assess risk for colorectal cancer (also known as colon cancer). It's an alternative for patients who prefer a simple blood test instead of performing a Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT) or the Fecal Immunochemical Test (FIT).

It’s Simple

COLOGIC can be performed without the inconvenience of advanced preparation, or a multi-day home fecal collection.

Common fecal tests can require prior preparation and are sometimes performed over a number of days to allow the patient to collect up to three different stool samples. These samples are collected at home, smeared on a lab card and then mailed in for testing.

As a simple blood test, COLOGIC can be performed with ease and speed, often at the same time as other routine blood tests, with no advanced preparation.

It Could Save Your Life

COLOGIC requires only a small sample of blood to look for specific levels of metabolites that are known to be at lower levels when people are at risk of colorectal cancer.

Regular testing to determine the risk of colorectal cancer is very important, as pre-cancerous polyps and early-stage cancer do not always present symptoms. Early detection improves the chances of recovery and survival. If you are 50 or older, Canadian guidelines recommend that you be tested for colorectal cancer every two years. Higher risk patients may be monitored or tested before 50, and more frequently.

The COLOGIC Story

Phenomenome Discoveries Inc. (PDI), a Canadian biotechnology company, was established in 2000 and has been focused on clinical diagnostics and the development of an easy-to-use, accurate blood test for colorectal cancer.

Through various clinical trials, including a 4,923 patient study, PDI has created and validated a simple blood test which measures the changes in certain metabolites known to be associated with colorectal cancer.

In partnership with CML HealthCare, the leading diagnostic lab and medical imaging provider in Canada, and other laboratory partners, PDI is making available this new, innovative colorectal cancer test for risk assessment. COLOGIC is a simple, easy, affordable and accurate alternative for Canadians.

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