Cancer Touches Everyone – Color

October 17, 2017

Everyone’s life has been touched by cancer. There are millions of survivors among us. Our family members and friends have suffered from cancer or passed away from the disease. The intrusion of this disease into our lives leaves a trail of incomprehension. While the... Read More

Color’s BRCA Test: affordable, accessible, ready to save lives

October 5, 2017

For hundreds of years doctors have known that breast cancer can run in families, but not why or how. Then in 1990, Dr. Mary-Claire King and her team published a paper proving the existence of a gene whose mutations cause increased risk for the disease. We now know that this... Read More

Celebrating Those Who Inspire Us – Color

October 2, 2017

October marks the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer, the most common cancer among women in the US, has impacted the lives of far too many loved ones. This month communities come together to raise awareness of breast cancer risks and the value of... Read More

Color’s September Newsletter, Spectrum – Color

September 29, 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

A great doctor and his grateful patient – Color

September 29, 2017

Dr. Adashek & his patient Chris Scott Walking into Dr. Steven J. Adashek’s office, you can’t help but notice how welcoming it feels. The brightly colored walls are lined with beautiful artwork created by patients who‘ve been coming here for many years.... Read More

The Dream Team you haven’t heard about

September 26, 2017

At Color, our belief that genetic testing should be, and can be, affordable and accessible applies to our approach to research partnerships, along with everything else. That’s why we’re proud to announce our collaboration with a Stand Up to Cancer Dream Team for the MAGENTA... Read More

Full Transcript: Greg Simon, Director of the Biden Cancer Initiative, on Sequenced

September 25, 2017

On this episode of Sequenced, we talk to Greg Simon, Director of the Biden Cancer Initiative and previously the Executive Director of the White House Cancer Moonshot Task Force. Greg discusses the impetus behind Cancer Moonshot and how government, physicians, researchers,... Read More

Full Transcript: Lindsay Avner, Founder and CEO of Bright Pink, on Sequenced

September 25, 2017

On this episode of Sequenced, we talk to Lindsay Avner, Founder and CEO of Bright Pink. Lindsay underwent genetic testing at age 22. The test revealed she carried a mutation on the BRCA1 gene. At 23, she became the youngest woman in the U.S. to undergo a risk-reducing double... Read More

Full Transcript: Chrissy Farr Interviews Vinod Khosla on Sequenced

September 25, 2017

On this episode of Sequenced, Vinod Khosla, renowned Silicon Valley entrepreneur and investor, sits down with CNBC’s Chrissy Farr to discuss how technology will reinvent healthcare as we know it. Ready to dive deeper into the topic? You can find Vinod’s full... Read More

Full Transcript: Hemant Taneja, Managing Director at General Catalyst, on Sequenced

September 25, 2017

On this episode of Sequenced, Hemant Taneja, Managing Director at General Catalyst, discusses the changing nature of startups, how they are being built, and how it applies to the healthcare sector. We’ve posted complete transcript of the podcast below. You can subscribe... Read More

Full Transcript: Aneesh Chopra, the United States’ first Chief Technology Officer, on Sequenced

September 25, 2017

On this episode of Sequenced, Aneesh Chopra, the United States’ first Chief Technology Officer under President Barack Obama, sat down with Color’s CEO and co-founder Othman Laraki to discuss the intersection between data and healthcare. We’ve posted complete... Read More

Full Transcript: Dr. Montgomery Rice, President and Dean of Morehouse School of Medicine, on Sequenced

September 25, 2017

On ths episode of Sequenced, Dr. Montgomery Rice, President and Dean of Morehouse School of Medicine, discusses improving people’s lives through the elimination of health disparities. We’ve posted complete transcript of the podcast below. You can subscribe to... Read More

Full Transcript: Laszlo Bock, Former SVP of People Operations at Google, on Sequenced

September 25, 2017

On the first episode of Sequenced, Laszlo Bock, former SVP of Google’s People Operations who helped transform Google’s workforce and culture, discusses how health and wellbeing benefits can make for a happier, longer-lasting workforce. We’ve posted complete... Read More

Announcing Color’s new podcast series, Sequenced – Color

September 25, 2017

Over the past few months, we’ve had the opportunity to speak with many fascinating leaders across healthcare and technology. We look forward to sharing these insightful and thought-provoking conversations with you on our new podcast, Sequenced. Our first three guests... Read More

Full Transcript: Cancer previvorship with Paige More, her mother, and Abby Cuffey of Woman’s Day

September 25, 2017

Paige More (AKA ‘Paige Previvor’) and her mother Robin speak with Abby Cuffey of Woman’s Day about Paige’s experience testing positive for the BRCA1 gene mutation at age 24, and what being a previvor means to her and her family. You can also follow... Read More

Full Transcript: Dr. Eric Topol, Professor of Genomics at The Scripps Research Institute, on Sequenced

September 25, 2017

Dr. Eric Topol, Professor of Genomics at The Scripps Research Institute and one of the world’s foremost experts in digital medicine, shares his insights on the digital health revolution and how technology is changing the way that consumers manage their healthcare. Dr.... Read More

Full Transcript: Dr. Carlos Bustamante, Professor of Biomedical Data Science and Genetics at Stanford, on Sequenced

September 25, 2017

Dr. Carlos Bustamante, Professor of Biomedical Data Science and Genetics at Stanford and MacArthur Fellow, shares his insights on population genetics and analyzing genome-wide patterns of variation to address fundamental questions in biology, anthropology, and medicine.... Read More

American Cancer Society: Dr. Brawley and Dr. Len, Chief Medical Officer and Deputy Chief Medical Officer, on Sequenced

September 25, 2017

On this special episode of Sequenced, Dr. Brawley and Dr. Len, Chief Medical Officer and Deputy Chief Medical Officer, of the American Cancer Society join us to discuss the newsworthiness of cancer research, cancer prevention strategies, and the future of healthcare. Our... Read More

What is Familial Hypercholesterolemia? A discussion with Katherine Wilemon (FH Foundation) & Dr. Jill Hagenkord (Color)

September 25, 2017

On this episode of Sequenced, we talk to Katherine Wilemon, Founder and CEO of the FH Foundation, and Dr. Jill Hagenkord, Color’s Chief Medical Officer, about Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH), an inherited high cholesterol disorder. Katherine and Dr. Hagenkord discuss... Read More

What to know about Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH)

September 25, 2017

Cancer and cardiovascular disease are the two leading causes of death in the United States. Color’s Hereditary Cancer Test already helps people avoid the former, and in August we took our first step toward combatting the latter by, releasing the Hereditary High... Read More