Blog articles


Cancer cells

The potential of polygenic risk scores for prostate cancer

We look at new research that introduces a genetic risk scoring system for the triage of prostate cancer patients in primary care
Cancer cells

Bowel cancer: what role do our genes play?

We examine two genetically inherited syndromes that increase our risk of colorectal cancer

Detecting cancer predisposition: finding the balance

This week, we weigh up the potential advantages and challenges of wider genomic testing for identifying cancer

Endometriosis and ovarian cancer: a genetic link

A new study aims to unravel the genomic connection between these two different health conditions 

NHS launches sequencing pilot for glioblastoma

A new programme is bringing genomics-based personalised treatment to brain cancer patients for the first time
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BRCA: beyond breast cancer

New evidence shows that BRCA variants may increase the risk of stomach and pancreatic cancers in both men and women
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Targeting oncogenes: a two-drug treatment

Is two better than one? We look at findings from a cancer study that explores a novel two-drug approach to treat rare ovarian cancer
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100,000 Genomes Project 2021 update: cancer

In the first instalment of a two-part series, we look at how the 100,000 Genomes Project continues to impact cancer care

News articles


Genomics course for nurses and midwives: funded places now available

Nurses and midwives keen to learn about genomics can apply to join this popular introductory course delivered online by the University of the West of England
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GeNotes featured in The Times

Our upcoming ‘just-in-time' educational resource hits the news on Rare Disease Day

Events


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Next Steps for genomics in the UK

This conference will discuss the next steps for genomics in the UK.
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Festival of Genomics 2023

The Festival of Genomics London is the UK’s largest genomics event where people from all corners of the genomics industry meet to learn and share expertise.