What is the UKCGG?
UK Cancer Genetics Group
The CGG is a national, multidisciplinary organisation. Eligible members are those with an interest in hereditary predisposition to cancer including clinicians, genetic counsellors, clinical scientists and researchers.
The aims of the Cancer Genetics Group are to:
- Deliver Cancer Genetic services in an excellent, equitable and efficient manner to provide the best possible care for those affected by and at risk of hereditable cancer predisposition syndromes.
- Support trainees to enable them to flourish and develop to the best of their capabilities (and encourage more to consider a career in cancer genetics)
- Develop guidelines and consensus statements in the UK and internationally
- Share good practice, discussing papers and innovation, offering strategic advice and support to other specialities
- Capitalise on the post-COVID world to deliver more virtual conferences and meetings, thus improving access for members irrespective of geographical location, while at the same time reducing our carbon footprint
- Develop UK and international databases for rare conditions
- Reach out and tackling issues of disparities
- Provide a platform for new research