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Cancer genetics in primary care (1.5 CPD hours)

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GP Dr Imran Rafi and consultant Professor Shirley Hodgson describe how family history affects cancer risks.

Learning objectives

To provide an overview of cancer genetics covering:

  • Assessing family history
  • Who should be referred and where to
  • The role of screening
  • How genetic testing is carried out
  • Options for those found to be at high risk

This module was first published on 24 November 2010 and was up to date with all key guidelines and evidence at that point. It will be reviewed as part of our routine update cycle by 24 November 2012 but will be updated sooner to reflect any key guideline changes.




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