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The UK is no sun-drenched paradise, but skin cancer is common among the population. As summer ends, we consider new research that may offer an explanation as to why
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We've put together eight short healthcare scenarios where genomics may play a part. See if you can work it out, and click to reveal if you're right
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As part of this year’s #GenomicsConversation, patient advocate Jo shares her breast cancer journey, which began before the NHS Genomic Medicine Service was set up
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We look at the background, aims and achievements of two of the most influential genomics studies of the last 15 years
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Trio testing can help clinicians deliver a diagnosis at a much higher rate than testing just the patient alone, as research shows – but what is a ‘trio’?
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We take a deep dive into the genomic test that researchers hope will improve treatment for cancer patients
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Origin of distinctive BRCA1 pathogenic variant found during the Orkney islands disease study, ‘Orcades'
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NHS cancer patients will be able to access emerging RNA-based immunotherapies thanks to a newly announced partnership between BioNTech and the government
https://www.genomicseducation.hee.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/Epigenetics-1350x450px.jpg 450 1350 Elliott Williams /wp-content/uploads/2018/06/gep-white-logo-sm-v2.png Elliott Williams2023-01-27 16:29:422023-07-20 15:01:16Epigenomic studies spotlight new level of cancer evolution
While genomics sets the scene for cancer to grow, it isn’t the only actor – as shown by two studies that cast a light on the role of epigenomics
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Introducing a new epigenomic test as part of routine cervical screening may help clinicians spot the signature of cervical cancer years before it develops
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Be one of the first to complete and review our new online course for clinicians unfamiliar with requesting genomic testing
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Healthcare professionals keen to learn about genomics can apply for a funded place on this popular course delivered by the University of the West of England