EXACT Sciences Corporation Release: Massachusetts Department of Public Health adds Non-Invasive Stool-Based DNA Screening to Colorectal Cancer Screening Program

MARLBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EXACT Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ: EXAS) today announced that stool-based DNA (sDNA) screening for colorectal cancer has been added as an approved colorectal cancer screening option to the Massachusetts Care Coordination Program (MA-CCP) of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. The MA-CCP is a state and federally funded program for low-income men and women over age 40 seeking healthcare in Massachusetts. The program will be implemented in the first quarter of calendar 2009 as part of a state-wide effort, by over 30 community health centers across Massachusetts, to increase colorectal cancer screening among the approximately 12,000 MA-CCP participants 50 years of age and older.

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