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Genetic Director speaking at Royal Society of Medicine Breast Cancer Forum
GeneHealth UK's Genetic Director, Vicki Kiesel, will be speaking at the Royal Society of Medicine 5th Annual Breast Canc...
Check4Cancer wins Diagnostics Provider of the Year at the 2018 Health Investor Awards
Check4Cancer is delighted to announce it has been awarded ‘Diagnostics provider of the year’ at the 2018 Health Investo...
Check4Cancer appoints Louise Mills as Clinical Services Director
Check4Cancer is delighted to announce the appointment of Louise Mills as Director of Clinical Services.
Bowel cancer awareness month
April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, and an ideal chance to take a look at the nature of bowel cancer, the crucial importan...
Check4Cancer's audit data selected for presentation at ABS 2018
Check4Cancer is delighted to announce that audit data from both our OneStop breast diagnostic services (through BreastHealth ...
New Drug Approved by FDA for metastatic breast cancer: An Increased Need for BRCA testing!
On the 12th January 2018 the FDA approved the use of Olaparib for BRCA carriers with metastatic HER2 negative breast cancer.&...
Ovarian cancer awareness month
Ovarian Cancer Awareness month (September for the US and March for the UK) aims to increase the knowledge of ovarian cancer s...
Call for Whole Genome Sequencing to be offered to all cancer patients
Professor Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer for England, calls for Whole Genome Sequencing to be offered to all c...
Genetic testing for colorectal cancer & Lynch syndrome
In February 2017, the NICE committee released guidelines recommending screening all individuals with bowel (colorectal) cance...
Vicki Kiesel speaker at Festival of Genomics 2017
Genetic Director at GeneHealthUK, Vicki Kiesel will be a speaker at the Festival of Genomics on 1st February 2017. ...
Skin cancer risk increased by hidden red hair gene
New research suggests that a “silent” red hair gene could significantly increase individuals’ risk of skin ...
Independent quality mark for Registered Genetic Counsellors
The Genetic Counsellor Registration Board (GCRB) recently announced that the GCRB’s register has been accredited by the...
Tay-Sachs disease – and how genetic testing can help prospective parents
Many of those planning a family will never have heard of Tay-Sachs disease – but its effects can be devastating. Tay-S...
GeneHealth UK poster shows way forward for assessing cancer risk
A poster presented at the European Society of Human Genetics conference in May 2016 by GeneHealth UK highlights a case that c...
Lynch Syndrome and bowel cancer risk: what you need to know
As we become more aware of cancer, we also become wise to the factors that can put us more at risk and how to manage them &nd...
Rare PTEN gene mutation
GeneHealth UK, a well-established national genetic counselling & testing company, recently demonstrated the power of mass...
World first for GeneHealth UK
Vicki Kiesel, Genetic Director at GeneHealth UK, recently registered as a genetic counsellor in Europe, making her the first ...
GeneHealth UK appoints Clinical Advisor - Cardio
GeneHealth UK (part of the Check4Cancer Ltd group of companies) is delighted to announce the consultation of Dr Antonis Panta...
Cancer risk, genetic testing and the dangers of cut-price services
In the past year, cheap genetic tests have started to become fashionable, promising customers insights into their health, the...
GeneHealth UK's Genetic Director, Vicki Kiesel, selected as guest doctor at BBC's Doctor in the House
Doctor in the House is a three-part health series which sees three normal families inviting a doctor into their lives for two...
Genetic tests show bowel cancer is four distinct diseases
A recent report on the BBC website highlights a breakthrough discovery in relation to bowel cancer. According to n...
Cambridge scientists discover genetic clue to breast cancer relapse
A research team from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in Cambridge has found a clue as to why some breast cancers relapse ...
Beating breast cancer
To mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Professor Gordon Wishart – Gordon Wishart, Professor of Cancer Surgery and Medic...
It's all in the genes
Genetics play a major role in our health and wellbeing. Just as they determine hair colour and personality, genes also influ...