Our Research Advisory Board
Working in partnership with the Eastern Clinical Research Network, the Eastern Academic Health Science Network, UCL Academic Health Science Partnership, and academic institutions the East of England Cancer Research Advisory Board provides a focus on the available cancer research opportunities for patients, researchers, clinicians and organisations across the Alliance footprint.
Chair: To be appointed
Some types of cancer may be inherited (mainly breast, ovarian, colorectal and prostate cancer). Certain genes may be faulty or be variants that may cause an increased risk of cancer for family members. DNA testing is currently available for some cancers, as research develops widespread testing will become a normal screening test.
To read more Professor Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer’s report looks at how genomics can improve health and prevent ill-health.
Chief Medical Officer Annual Report 2016: Generation Genome: published 4 July 2017
CMO annual report