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Colorectal screening project to start in Russia with Biohit Oyj’s ColonView test

09.11.2015 11:00

Biohit Oyj Press Release November 9, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. local time (EET)
Russian Federation starts a pilot project for colorectal cancer (CRC) screening, targeted to 48-75-year-old asymptomatic persons. The pilot program will start during November 2015 in Saint Petersburg, with around 20.000 persons to be screened. A screening test will be selected for the project, based on the results from the pilot phase, Biohit Oyj’s ColonView test is one of the options. After this, the project will last six years and will include all 18 districts of Saint Petersburg. The screening program is organized and sponsored by the Russian Federal Government and it will be performed in local medical clinics. Read more (opens in a new window)