The 100,000 Genomes Project aims to sequence (read) the DNA from thousands of patients with certain rare diseases and cancers to help with their diagnosis, treatment, and future NHS patient care. If you have any questions about taking part in the project, the tests that happen to patients’ samples, or any other area of clinical genetics then please ask our experts!
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How to find out more about the 100,000 Genomes Project
1. Talk to your hospital doctor and/or clinical care team
Find out whether your rare disease or recently-diagnosed cancer is currently included in the 100,000 Genomes Project and discuss any subsequent questions you, or your close family members, may have about taking part in the project.
2. Visit the Genomics England website
Up-to-date information on the 100,000 Genomes Project across the country can be found on the Genomics England website. You can email your questions directly to the Genomics England team: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have further questions about the 100,000 Genomes Project you can contact the East of England recruitment teams on: tel 01223 254292.