Exact Sciences Corp. (Nasdaq: EXAS) today announced that the company generated revenues of $28.1 million during the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2016, an increase of 123 percent from $12.6 millionin the third quarter of 2015. The company completed approximately 68,000 Cologuard tests during the quarter, an increase of approximately 100 percent from the same quarter of 2015. Since the launch of Cologuard and through the end of the third quarter of 2016, nearly 50,000 providers have ordered the test.
“Our sales and marketing campaigns continue to complement each other, driving growth in ordering providers, completed tests and revenues, which grew significantly from the same period of last year,” said Kevin Conroy, chairman and CEO of Exact Sciences. “This continuing strength is yielding not only good sequential and annual revenue growth, but expanding penetration in the large market for colon cancer screening. Cologuard and our compliance service, which helps to ensure patients are screened with our test, position Exact Sciences well for long-term growth.” Read the full release here.