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

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: 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

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

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