https://www.genomicseducation.hee.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/progress-event-retrospective.jpg 231 700 GEP Admin /wp-content/uploads/2018/06/gep-white-logo-sm-v2.png GEP Admin2019-03-11 15:47:452021-07-06 15:59:10Patient perspectives: managing expectations
Following our insightful patient panel event on 6th March, we explore the importance of preparing for the highs, and lows, of genomic testing
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At a time of year when many of us will be getting together with relatives, we explore the value of talking about your family's health
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As genomic testing becomes more prevalent, the ability to deliver results sensitively is paramount; so what matters to your patients and their families?
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TB cases are falling worldwide, but with hard-to-treat strains more prevalent than ever, how can genomics help? And what’s new on the treatment horizon?
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Genomic data is the currency of a new era of medicine that promises incredible advances. Here, bioinformatician Nana Mensah explains why
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As the pioneering project recruits its last participants, we look forward to the NHS’s plans for a Genomic Medicine Service for all
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Gene-silencing technique works without altering the person’s DNA, and prevents harmful proteins from being made in their cells
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In the run-up to Rare Disease Day, we outline what constitutes ‘rare’ and how genomics is used in diagnosis and management
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… but how can healthcare professionals make sure they are equipped to support patients who are worried and distressed about their results?
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Four years on from the government’s rare disease strategy, its implementation plan has been published. Here’s our summary of the key areas of focus
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Blood test could ‘change the way we screen for cancer’, though more research is needed to ensure its efficacy in a real-world screening context
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Today's monoclonal antibody treatments benefit some patients but can be harmful to others; the search for reliable predictive biomarkers is on