Prix Galien USA Award names Cologuard this year's 'best medical technology product': 3 notes

Exact Sciences' Cologuard has been awarded the Galien Foundation's 2016 Prix Galien USA Award for "best medical technology product."

Here's what you need to know:

1. Cologuard is the only FDA-approved stool DNA-based colorectal cancer screening test.

2. The Prix Galien USA Award honors biomedical and technology products that have improved human health. This year marked the award's 10th anniversary.

3. Prix Galien USA Award recipients are selected by a committee of nine biomedical industry and academic leaders.

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