About Us

The CGG is a national, multidisciplinary organisation. Eligible members are those with an interest in hereditary predisposition to cancer including clinicians, counsellors and scientists. 

The purpose of the Cancer Genetics Group is to improve the quality of care of patients and their families with any condition resulting in hereditary tumours.

Steering Committee

There is an elected steering group of the CGG who usually meet at the Spring and Winter CGG Conferences and also at the British Human Genetics Conference.

Other members of the steering committee

Lucy Side (Retiring Chair)      
Amy Taylor                             
Julian Barwell                 
Gill Crawford (Conference rep)  
Sarah Wedderburn (SpR rep)     
Yvonne Wallis - (Lab rep)         
Angela Brady (Conference rep) 
Louise Izatt                                   
Mark Davies                                 
Sarah Gibson (SPC member)    

Clare Turnbull, co-opted member, Genomics England           

Julian Sampson, deputy Hon treasurer 

How to join the steering committee

Ordinary members of the steering committee are elected for a period of 4 years, following which they can apply for re-election for a further 4 year period before retiring. 

Applications to join the steering committee can be made by UKCGG members where spaces become available. Election is via ballot of the membership and vacancies are advertised to the membership when available.