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Certificate in Cancer Genetics from the RCPI now open for applications!


https://courses.rcpi.ie/product?catalog=Certificate-in-Cancer-Genetics


Apply now for the Certificate in Cancer Genetics - a six-month online, self-paced programme aimed at healthcare professionals or scientists working in cancer care or have an interest in cancer genetics. It includes a live webinar with international experts on 1 April 2022. You can book onto this course and start it at any time.


The National Cancer Strategy 2017-2026 has acknowledged the acute need to upskill in this area and this programme offers formal post-graduate training on the topic of cancer genomics.


Hear from experts in the field

On 1 April 2022, a live interactive webinar will be held as part of this course.


Ms Ellen Matloff, MS, CGC, Genetic Counsellor, former director of cancer genetic counselling program at Yale, President & CEO of My Gene Counsel and contributor to Forbes magazine.

Dr Catherine Goudie, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Member of Human Genetics, Oncology and Experimental Medicine at McGill University, and Staff Physician in Division of Hematology and Oncology at the Montreal Children’s Hospital. Dr Goudie will speak about hereditary cancer syndromes that present in children and young adults, and how digital technology can be used to assist clinicians in identifying these syndromes

Dr Terri McVeigh, Consultant Clinical Geneticist in the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and Clinical Lead for this Certificate in Cancer Genetics.

Dr Mark A. Lewis, Director of Gastrointestinal Oncology, Intermountain Healthcare, Utah, USA. Dr Lewis has a specialist interest in neuroendocrine tumours, and is a patient as well as a physician, having multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) himself. This unique insight informs his work as a physician and patient advocate.

Other speakers and agenda will be confirmed in due course.

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