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  • 2018 CGG Essay Prize

    2018 CGG Essay Prize

    posted on 6th June 2018  |  0 Comments  |  Not tagged.

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    CGG Essay Prize

    This Summer we launch the CGG essay prize. All medical students,  junior doctors (including genetic SpRs), genetic counsellor and clinical scientist trainees are invited to write an essay of no more than 2500 words on the topic:




    Will artificial intelligence eventually replace cancer geneticists? 


    Essays to be submitted by 1st September 2018, by email to


    Winners will be announced in four categories:


    - Medical students 

    - Junior doctors (any training grade from FY1 to ST8)

    - Genetic counsellor trainees

    - Clinical scientist trainees 


    First prize in each category will be £75 Amazon Vouchers - with an additional £25 bonus vouchers awarded to the overall winner chosen across categories 

    Runner up in each category will receive a large pat on the back and some CV brownie points

    All winning and runner up essays will be published in full on the UKCGG website

    Please spread the word to your trainees and students!


  • Chemoprevention leaflets updated

    posted on 15th February 2018  |  0 Comments  |  Not tagged.

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    The UKCGG chemoprevention leaflets for postmenopausal women have been updated

  • PTEN management guidelines

    posted on 13th November 2017  |  0 Comments  |  Not tagged.

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    CGG have developed management guidelines for individuals with pathogenic variants in the PTEN gene. 

    These guidelines were developed following the national PTEN audit


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