Start Date: 08/03/2016

End Date: 08/03/2016

Cost: Free

Venue: The Institute of Cancer Research, 237 Fulham Road, SW3 6JB


Genetic Alliance UK

Contact Details:

Mariana Campos, PhD | Public Engagement and Project Manager
T:  +44 (0)20 7704 3141


George Freeman MP, will be launching Genetic Alliance UK's new patient charter Genome sequencing: What do cancer patients think? on Tuesday, March 8th, 2016. Please join us to discuss the patient perspective of genome sequencing in cancer prediction, diagnosis, and treatment. The launch will take place at The Institute of Cancer Research. Panel includes: Prof. Nazneen Rahman, Head of the Division of Genetics and Epidemiology at the ICR and Head of the Cancer Genetics Clinical Unit at The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust. Vivienne Parry OBE, Head of Engagement - Genomics England; Jane Lyons, Cancer 52, CEO; Zoe Molyneux, Senior Policy Adviser - Cancer Research UK; Dr. Lisa Walker, Clinical Genetics Consultant - Cancer Lead at Oxford University Hospital;