A Silicon Valley startup Color Genomics is offering $249 saliva test kit for breast cancer victims

April 22, 2015 5:41 AM

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Silicon Valley start up Color Genomics said, they want to provide genetic testing kits available for the masses, as they are offering their saliva testing kits for women that will check for 19 genetic variants known to be correlated with a higher risk of breast cancer or ovarian cancer.

The company said, testing kit will also include testing for mutation like BRCA1 gene, which forced actress Angelina Jolie to have preventive double mastectomy. It was also confirmed that the kit will be available online from today. According to the industry experts, the company is backed by Khosla V...

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