The NEW test kit is now available in all our centers. The test, also called iFOBT, is very simple to carry out, very specific and costs 18€. To view the sampling instructions, please click here. (French version). Important: Don't forget to write de DATE of sample collection on the requestform as well as on the sampling tube!
You can simply deposit your sample in one of our centers, or send it back to us using the prepaid envelope. 9 out of 10 cases of colorectal cancer, the second most common type of cancer in Luxembourg, can be cured, when detected early.
This new screening test is sent by the Ministry of Health to all CNS*-insured persons between the ages of 55 and 74 in the context of the sensitization campaign 2016/2017. (*Caisse Nationale de Santé).
National COLORECTAL SCREENING program concerns people between 55 and 74 years of age. If you are part of this targetgroup, you will receive by mail in 2016 or 2017 an invitation letter as well as the screening test.
Colorectal cancer if it is detected and treated early, in 9 cases out of 10 it can be cured. That is why it is soIMPORTANT TO TAKE PART in the National Colorectal Cancer Screening Program.
Laboratoires Réunis (LR) is eager to always keep its offered portfolio of biomarkers and genetic profiles up to date and to further support its relevance with solid results received from scientific studies. Therefore, LR is actively involved in research and development. In close collaboration with physicians and research institutes LR is initiating and supportingscientific studies. Currently, the study subjects address 2 main fields: the human microbiome and gut flora assessment as well as predictive genetics.
Furthermore, LR is supporting clinical studies as a collaboration partner, taking care of sample transport, sample entry as well as routine analysis.
A summary of the studies that are currently running can be found here:
Our spin-off "Fast Track Diagnostics" (FTD) has formed a partnership withBiocartis on May 27, 2015.
FTD develops "test kits" for the determination of viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites. Biocartis brings the "Idylla platform" as a contribution to the partnership. This is a fully automated molecular diagnostic system based on PCR or polymerase chain reaction. This system can be used anywhere and at any time and delivers test results in just 35 to 150 minutes.