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Colorectal Cancer At-Home Test

Sample Type:
Age: 18+
Collection Method: Home Kit
HSA/FSA Accepted
Short Description

Taking a fecal immunochemical test (FIT) colon test from home is easier than ever.


This trusted FIT colon cancer home test kit is recommended once a year for those 45 and up. FIT is a screening test that detects the presence of hidden blood in the stool giving you the answers you need to plan for a healthier future. Note: The FIT test is a screening tool and does not diagnose colorectal cancer.

Our test kit comes with everything you need to collect your sample safely and cleanly from the comfort of home and mail it to our lab for results, including step-by-step instructions, specially designed capture paper, sample-collection wand and a shipping package and prepaid mailing label. 

Colon cancer is the third leading cause of cancer deaths in the US. Colorectal cancer (CRC) screening tests are used to detect signs of colon cancer and catch it early, before it’s too late. An estimated 60% of colon cancer deaths are preventable for those who follow screening guidelines.


No special preparation.

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Why Consider This Test

Screening Save Lives

While colorectal cancer is the third-most common cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S., it's usually slow-growing in the early stages (it typically starts as a noncancerous polyp). That means that screening can find cancer while it's still curable.

Unfortunately, even fairly advanced colorectal cancers may not produce noticeable symptoms, making screening even more critical.

Age is the most important risk factor when it comes to developing colorectal cancer. The American Cancer Society recommends that everyone ages 45-75 gets screened.

It is important to note that colonoscopies and other methods that visualize the colon are more likely to pick up cancers and find patients who are at increased risk of developing cancer in the future. During a colonoscopy, polyps can be removed and biopsied. FIT screening is not appropriate for individuals who are already considered high risk for colon cancer. If you are high risk, talk to your healthcare professional about the need for a colonoscopy.



Family History

Some individuals are at higher risk of developing colorectal cancer due to a personal or family history of colorectal cancer or polyps. Those with genetic polyp syndromes (such as Familial Adenomatous Polyposis or Lynch syndrome) are especially at higher risk. If you have a family history of CRC, or other factors that increase your risk, talk to your health care provider about the timing and appropriate methods of CRC screening.


  • Bleeding, especially from polyps and tumors, is intermittent, so blood is not always present in all stool samples. Repeat testing can increase the chances of determining if blood is present from a reoccurring problem.
  • If you have an ongoing condition (such as diverticulitis or hemorrhoids) where blood can occasionally show up in the stool, this test may not be suitable for determining your risk of CRC. We encourage you to consult a doctor to discuss alternative forms of screening.
  • Because FIT explicitly detects the presence of blood, women should not take this test during or at the anticipated time of menstruation, as it may interfere with the accuracy of results.
  • The FIT is not a substitute for a colonoscopy if your physician recommends one.
  • FIT should be repeated at least once a year when used as a screening tool for colorectal cancer screening.

How It Works

Purchase your kit
1. Purchase your kit

Shop for at-home collection kits and pay online.  Kits typically ship within 1-2 business days.
An independent physician will review and approve your test requests; no doctor’s visit is required.

Register your kit and collect your sample
2. Register your kit and collect your sample

After you receive your kit, you can register it on the Labcorp OnDemand website. Follow the instructions provided to collect your sample, then mail your kit back to the lab using the pre-addresed and pre-paid mailing label.

Access your results online
3. Access your results online

View your easy-to-read results online in your OnDemand or Labcorp PatientTM accounts, including Linked Accounts (click here for more details). For certain results that require prompt attention, you will also be contacted by PWN health via phone or mail.