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  • Information and outcomes from UKCGG organised consensus meetings

    posted on 7th August 2018  |  0 Comments  |  Not tagged.

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    Information and outcomes from UKCGG organised consensus meetings can be found in the Information & Education section of this website.

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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   ksnape@sgul.ac.uk

     

    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!

     

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  • Chemoprevention leaflets updated

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

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    The UKCGG chemoprevention leaflets for women considering taking medication to reduce their breast cancer risk have been updated.

    The updated leaflets are available on the right of this page

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  • 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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  • Guys and St Thomas' Cancer Genetics App

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

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    The Guys and St Thomas' cancer genetics app assists clinicians in primary and secondary care to identify patients at risk of inherited cancer syndromes or at increased risk of cancer due to genetic susceptibility.

    The app is available here

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