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

SAP partners with Color to help employees be proactive about their health

September 20, 2017

We’re thrilled to announce a new partnership with SAP that provides eligible SAP benefit-covered employees and their family members with confidential access to Color’s Hereditary Cancer Test. Color’s clinical-grade test sheds light on one’s genetic risk for common... Read More

A Shoutout to My Fellow Genetic Counselors – Color

September 13, 2017

Members of the Color community share how genetic counselors have helped them. Genetic counselors (GCs) are healthcare professionals with specialized education in genetics and counseling. GCs support patients who may need to make decisions about their genetic health. Today there... Read More

Fixing things up in Color Engineering – Color

September 1, 2017

Many startups are familiar with the idea of Hack Days and Hack Weeks. We’ve had a few successful ones over the years at Color. Fixit Weeks are less common, but just as important! Even the best engineering teams gradually accumulate tech debt over time that needs to be... Read More

Putting Ovarian Self Awareness in Action™ with Bright Pink®

September 1, 2017

Bright Pink is a national nonprofit focused on the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer. Together with Color, we’re empowering women to know their ovarian cancer risk and how to manage their ovarian health proactively. Be #OvarianSelfAware today at... Read More

Color’s August Newsletter, Spectrum – Color

August 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

Color For All: Bringing Genetic Testing to Everyone Who Needs It

August 10, 2017

Color has always been committed to broadening access to genetic testing. When we first launched our test for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer risk in 2015, we also launched the Every Woman Program, which provides access to free genetic testing for those in financial need.... Read More

Making ordering with insurance faster and more transparent

August 10, 2017

For providers and patients who want insurance coverage for genetic testing, getting a clear answer can be difficult. Providers have to research and remember nuanced medical policy details, fill out lengthy benefits investigation paperwork, and then wait several days for an... Read More

Color’s July Newsletter, Spectrum – Color

August 10, 2017

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

How genetic testing saved my life and brought me to Color

August 10, 2017

My daughter Diya and me Note: Parul Somani is an employee at Color. Here is her story of what led her to join Color to help others. I was 38 weeks pregnant when I felt the lump. I could only feel it lying down, but it felt somewhat hard, shaped like a small pea.... Read More

Happy National Twins Day (from both of us)! – Color

August 10, 2017

Our twin clients Pam & Randy both love music and art When people find out I have a twin, they usually ask, “What’s it like having a twin?” It’s always both easy and difficult to answer. On the simplest level, having a twin is like having a sister... Read More

Announcing Color’s Hereditary High Cholesterol Test

August 10, 2017

Are you familiar with Familial Hypercholesterolemia? Neither are most people, and that’s a big problem. Today, here at Color, we’re happy to be taking a big step toward addressing that. As medical costs soar, the healthcare world is undergoing a transformation from... Read More

Towards a more diverse Color – Color

July 20, 2017

Color Team, March 2017 At Color we believe in the principle of health equity: the idea that every person deserves the same level of service and access to the tools, resources and information that help them achieve their optimal health. Reaching these goals means building a... Read More

Color’s June Newsletter, Spectrum – Color

June 29, 2017

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

Happy Men’s Health Week – Color

June 13, 2017

You probably know this Sunday is Father’s Day (and if you didn’t, you’re welcome). But did you know that in 1994 Congress declared the week prior to Father’s Day Men’s Health Week, with the goal of increasing awareness and treatment of... Read More