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

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

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

Color’s May Health Notes – Color

May 30, 2017

Color’s monthly Health Notes help 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 Prioritizing These... Read More

Color’s December Health Notes – Color

May 26, 2017

Color’s monthly Health Notes help 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 13 Habits To Adopt In... Read More

Color’s February Health Notes – Color

May 26, 2017

Color’s monthly Health Notes help 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 Fall Asleep... Read More

Color’s March Health Notes – Color

May 26, 2017

Color’s monthly Health Notes help 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 Sleeping Well Feels... Read More

Color’s April Health Notes – Color

May 26, 2017

Color’s monthly Health Notes help 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 Asked: How Many... Read More

A big step forward in helping people understand their genes

May 22, 2017

At Color our goal is to make clinical-grade genetic testing available for everyone. Today we’re excited to announce a big step toward that goal: starting June 15th, Color will begin accepting insurance for patients who meet their health plans’ coverage... Read More

Don’t Forget About the Colon! – Color

March 24, 2017

When Color launched their first test in April 2015, it included 19 genes for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. People were really excited about it, but one nurse practitioner kept asking us to add more genes, particularly those for hereditary colon cancer. She was so... Read More

Advancing Science Together: Color for Research and the Color Research Grant

March 22, 2017

There is an emerging consensus that when research investigators obtain genomic data from study participants, there is an ethical responsibility to inform at-risk individuals about preventable genetic disorders discovered during the course of the study. However, there are several... Read More

We are much more similar than we are different – Color

March 14, 2017

Although recent world events may seem to highlight our differences, we believe that it is important to embrace the things that make us similar. When you look beyond the surface, we are much more similar than we are different. In fact, we are all 99.9% genetically identical.... Read More

Color goes to Canada – Color

March 9, 2017

Today, Color is partnering with Dynacare to make genetic testing more accessible for millions of Canadians. The Color Test is physician ordered, analyzes 30 genes related to the most common hereditary cancers and includes board-certified genetic counseling. Dynacare, one of... Read More

Scientific Breakthroughs in DNA Sequencing – Color

February 27, 2017

It took billions of dollars and 13 years to sequence the first human genome, but technological advancements in sequencing have outpaced Moore’s law for the last decade. How is that possible? We take a look at the scientific breakthroughs that got DNA sequencing to where... Read More

Between 30–50% of cancers can be prevented

February 12, 2017

February is National Cancer Prevention Month. According to the World Health Organization, 30–50% of cancer cases can be prevented through adopting healthy lifestyle choices and reducing risk factors. This is a great time to renew your New Year’s resolutions to make healthy... Read More

World Cancer Day – Color

February 4, 2017

Cancer is one of the most pressing healthcare problems of our time. 14 million people are diagnosed with cancer each year and the World Health Organization estimates that this number will increase to 22 million in the next two decades. World Cancer Day is an opportunity for us... Read More

When it comes to cancer, we have so much to learn

December 14, 2016

For many years, we’ve thought of cancer as one general disease. New research is beginning to show that cancer is many different diseases, and there are even many sub-types within each type of cancer (like breast cancer). This is causing a major shift in perspective across the... Read More

How We Can Design Better Healthcare – Color

November 30, 2016

Design principles can be put to work to create better products and experiences in an industry where they will have the greatest human... Read More

Color Genomics Receives Certificate of Accreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP)

November 30, 2016

Color Genomics has received a certificate of accreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP) following inspection of our clinical laboratory facility in Burlingame, CA. In order to receive CAP accreditation, a laboratory must demonstrate that it operates with the... Read More