In this episode we’re learning all about cancer genetics. Lisa is joined by Rachel Williams, a senior genetic counsellor, specialising in cancer genetics. Rachel and Lisa discuss the role of geneticists and genetic counsellors as members of the multidisciplinary team, outline what genetic testing involves and how it can impact treatment options and identify some cancers where genetics may play a role.

 

 

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Resources

Genetics training in Australasia

Clinical Genetics - Human Genetics Society of Australasia

Genetic Counsellor - Human Genetic Society of Australasia

Other courses in genomics

Risk Models

Manchester Score

iPrevent risk assessment for women who have not had breast cancer

Referrals

eviQ cancer genetics referral guidelines

Finding a Family Cancer Clinic/Clinical Genetics service

Cancer Genetics Counselling Services - Cancer institute NSW

Prince of Wales Hospital Hereditary cancer clinic

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