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  BREAST CANCER    

'Breast Cancer: Chances, Choices and Genetics' is a Progress Educational Trust (PET) project supported by the Wellcome Trust, which seeks to clarify breast cancer and risk for the benefit of current and prospective patients, professionals and the general public.
The project has involved four public events at University College London (UCL) and the creation of a range of materials, which are available for free below.

Relative Risk: Breast Cancer and Genetics
The 'Relative Risk: Breast Cancer and Genetics' event took place at UCL on 3 April 2014. Further details of the event can be found here.
A podcast of interviews with the speaker panel can be listened to using the player below, or alternatively can be downloaded by clicking here (.mp3 17.6MB).
 
The themes of the event are discussed in the following article by panel speaker Kerry Andrew, published on PET's flagship publication BioNews.
BRCA and I
Summaries of the event (by Matthew Thomas and James Heather) can be read on BioNews here and on the Wellcome Trust's blog here.

Risk Assessment: Breast Cancer, Prediction and Screening
The 'Risk Assessment: Breast Cancer, Prediction and Screening' event took place at UCL on 8 May 2014. Further details of the event can be found here.
A podcast of interviews with the speaker panel can be listened to using the player below, or alternatively can be downloaded by clicking here (.mp3 16.9MB).
 
The event is discussed in the following article, by panel chair Dr Ann Robinson, published on PET's flagship publication BioNews.
Breast cancer: breaking the chain
A summary of the event (by James Heather) can be read on BioNews here.

Risk Management: Breast Cancer, Business and Patents
The 'Risk Management: Breast Cancer, Business and Patents' event took place at UCL on 3 April 2014. Further details of the event can be found here.
A podcast of interviews with the speaker panel can be listened to using the player below, or alternatively can be downloaded by by clicking here (.mp3 14.9MB).
 
The themes of the event are discussed in the following articles by Matthew Thomas and Dr Eva Sharpe, published by Wellcome Trust and the Institute of Cancer Research.
Ensuring your genes don't affect your insurance
Patenting - not always black and white
A summary of the event (by Simon Hazelwood-Smith) can be read on PET's BioNews publication here.

Breast Cancer Risk: Facts, Fictions and the Future
The 'Breast Cancer Risk: Facts, Fictions and the Future' event took place at UCL on 5 June 2014. Further details of the event can be found here.
A podcast of interviews with the speaker panel can be listened to using the player below, or alternatively can be downloaded by clicking here (.mp3 16.2MB).
 
A summary of the event (by Nicola Davis) can be read on PET's BioNews publication here.

Glossary
This Glossary provides definitions of terms used in project materials.

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