An easy way to keep that New Year’s resolution. – Color

January 3, 2018

Happy New Year! This year my resolution is to make the right resolutions. When it comes to a goal as broad as improving one’s health, the answer will always include everyday habits like eating better, exercising more, and not smoking — the lifestyle changes we all... Read More

Color’s December Newsletter, Spectrum – Color

December 22, 2017

Color’s monthly newsletter, Spectrum, helps you stay up to date on living a healthy life with the latest in health and wellness, genetics, and cancer and heart health. If you found this information interesting, sign up for our monthly Health Notes here. Health &... Read More

From tomatoes to T cells: the year in health tech amazement, genetic and otherwise

December 21, 2017

It’s been quite a year in the world of health tech. As we count down toward New Year’s and try to imagine 2018, here’s a quick look at the innovation this past year at the intersection of technology and healthcare. 2017 saw the first video game found to help... Read More

Conversation with Evan Goldberg on preventing and curing BRCA cancers

December 15, 2017

We sat down with Evan Goldberg, the Charmain, President, and Director of the BRCA Foundation, to discuss his personal experience with the BRCA mutation and the motivation for launching a foundation dedicated to accelerating researching and fostering collaboration to prevent and... Read More

Alejandra Campoverdi on Women’s Health and Empowerment

December 4, 2017

This month, we talk to Alejandra Campoverdi, Women’s Health Advocate and First CA 5 Commissioner. Alejandra shares her perspective on being BRCA positive, her family’s battle with breast cancer, and the importance of access to quality healthcare. Alejandra is a... Read More

Color’s November Newsletter, Spectrum – Color

November 30, 2017

Color’s monthly newsletter, Spectrum, helps you stay up to date on living a healthy life with the latest in health and wellness, genetics, and cancer and heart health. If you found this information interesting, sign up for our monthly Health Notes here. Health &... Read More

This Thanksgiving, Celebrate Family Health History Day

November 20, 2017

When Thanksgiving comes around, we often focus on the “thanks.” Americans use the holiday as an opportunity to contemplate why they are blessed. But, because Thanksgiving is also National Family Health History Day, it’s important to also focus on the... Read More

Helping providers use genetics to help patient families

November 14, 2017

One of the most beneficial aspects of clinical-grade genetic testing is its actionability. Testing results can help enable providers and patients to develop individualized screening and risk management plans to manage patient health. But it’s easy to forget how this... Read More

Working together to prevent pancreatic cancer – Color

November 13, 2017

Pancreatic cancer isn’t one of the more common cancers; only about 1 out of every 66 people develop it in their lifetime, but it’s one of the most deadly. This disease usually isn’t detected until it’s too late for treatment options to be effective,... Read More

Semper Fidelis! – Color

November 10, 2017

Service runs in my family. I signed up for the Navy my junior year in high school. I wanted to follow in my grandfather’s footsteps and serve my country. I eventually went through Field Medical Service School, and became a Fleet Marine Force (FMF) Corpsman. On a... Read More

Honoring our Genetic Counselors on GC Awareness Day

November 9, 2017

Happy Genetic Counselor Awareness Day! Today is the first such day ever, introduced by the National Society of Genetic Counselors to help raise awareness of our profession and greater understanding of our roles. Genetic counselors are professionals who have specialized education... Read More

Trends in Employer Healthcare Strategy with National Business Group on Health

November 6, 2017

We sat down with Brian Marcotte, President and CEO of the National Business Group on Health, to discuss the most pressing healthcare issues facing employers today and how deploying holistic well-being strategies can strengthen the workforce. National Business Group on Health is... Read More

Discovering FH: the medical secret of art history’s most enigmatic subject

November 3, 2017

About 1.3 million Americans have familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), a lifelong genetic condition that causes very high cholesterol levels and greatly increases the risk of cardiovascular disease. The good news is that FH is easily treatable. The bad news is that very few of... Read More

Working together to find a cure for prostate cancer

November 2, 2017

Every year almost 180,000 American men are diagnosed with prostate cancer and at least 26,000 die from the disease, making it one of the most common and deadly cancers among men.¹ But when prostate cancer is diagnosed and treated early, survival rates are high. And only some... Read More

Color’s October Newsletter, Spectrum – Color

October 31, 2017

Color’s monthly newsletter, Spectrum, helps you stay up to date on living a healthy life with the latest in health and wellness, genetics, and cancer and heart health. If you found this information interesting, sign up for our monthly Health Notes here. Health &... Read More

Angela Benton shares her inspirational breast cancer journey in conversation with Vanessa De Luca

October 30, 2017

This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Vanessa De Luca, editor-in-chief of Essence Magazine, has an empowering conversation with Angela Benton about her inspirational breast cancer story. Angela Benton is a pioneer, a businesswoman, a cancer survivor, and a mother of three. She... Read More

Cancer Meets Precision Medicine: The Color Test for Risk of Common Hereditary Cancers in Women and Men

October 17, 2017

One year ago, the Color Test launched to democratize access to genetic testing and preventative health information. Color’s physician-ordered test for breast and ovarian cancer risk has helped people and their providers across the globe learn their risk in an affordable... Read More

Introducing Color To More Than 100 Countries – Color

October 17, 2017

Today, we are thrilled to announce that Color is now available to individuals and healthcare providers in more than 100 countries. The Color Test is a physician-ordered genetic test for breast and ovarian cancer risk. Since Color launched in 2015, we have received emails and... Read More

Color Genomics Joins Precision Medicine Initiative to Help Make Genetic Testing More Accessible and Advance Cancer Research

October 17, 2017

In an unusually exciting Thursday, members of the Color team participated in the Precision Medicine Initiative Summit at the White House to mark the one-year anniversary of President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI). Color was invited to join PMI to help... Read More

Introducing Color’s Provider Platform: Bringing Efficiency and Simplicity to Genetic Testing

October 17, 2017

Color’s mission is to democratize access to genetic testing in a responsible way. A major part of responsible access is ensuring that healthcare providers can easily order Color for their patients, and then understand and engage with their patients’ Color Test... Read More