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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Color said today that it is beginning a new initiative to increase access to genetic testing for hereditary cancer and high cholesterol.

Called Color Population Health, the effort is launching in partnership with several US health systems, including the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson Health and Thomas Jefferson University; The University of Chicago; and the University of California, San Francisco.

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