ADVISORY, Feb. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Exact Sciences Corp. (Nasdaq:EXAS), a molecular diagnostics company focused on the early detection and prevention of the deadliest forms of cancer, will open the Nasdaq Stock Market remotely from the Cologuard Classic, a PGA TOUR Champions event in Tucson, Arizona. The Exact Sciences team will be joined by the national advocacy organization Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC), the American Cancer Society, Mayo Clinic and PGA TOUR players to recognize March – Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
The ceremony will serve as the launch of Fight Colorectal Cancer's 2018 One Million Strong campaign that's highlighting the courage of the over one million survivors of colorectal cancer and their loved ones - encouraging others to get behind a cure and prevent future cases.
In honor of the occasion, Kevin Conroy, Chairman & CEO, Exact Sciences; Anjee Davis, President, Fight Colorectal Cancer; Dr. Richard Wender, Chief Cancer Control Officer, American Cancer Society and Greg McLaughlin, President, PGA TOUR Champions, will ring the Opening Bell.
Omni Tucson National Resort
2727 W Club Dr, Tucson, AZ
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
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About Exact Sciences Corp.
Exact Sciences Corp. is a molecular diagnostics company focused on the early detection and prevention of the deadliest forms of cancer. The company has exclusive intellectual property protecting its non-invasive, molecular screening technology for the detection of colorectal cancer. For more information, please visit the company's website at www.exactsciences.com, follow Exact Sciences on Twitter @ExactSciences or find Exact Sciences on Facebook.
About Fight Colorectal Cancer
Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) is a trusted national nonprofit advocacy organization fighting for a cure. It was founded in 2005 by Nancy Roach, a patient advocate who witnessed the need for colorectal cancer advocacy after her mother-in-law’s diagnosis. The organization plays an important role in rallying colorectal cancer advocates to action. Fight CRC is known for activism and patient empowerment throughout patient, academic, political, scientific, medical and nonprofit communities. With a mission focused on advocacy, research, patient education and awareness, the organization serves advocates in every state of the U.S. and many others around the world. Fight CRC is rated Platinum by nonprofit monitoring group GuideStar and is a 4-star charity by Charity Navigator. To learn more, visit FightCRC.org.
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