Genetics - patient leaflets

Diagnosing and assessing the risk of inheriting a genetic condition

This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every two years to make sure it is kept up to date.

100,000 Genomes Project - cancer

Description:
Information sheet for adults with cancer who have been invited to take part in the 100,000 Genomes Project.

100,000 Genomes Project - rare diseases

Description:
Information sheet for adults with a rare genetic condition or an adult family member, who have been invited to take part in the 100,000 Genomes Project.

Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome - tumour risk and surveillance

Description:
This leaflet has information about the risks and surveillance (monitoring) of tumours in children with Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome.

Bowel cancer risk assessment - Average risk

Description:
This leaflet is for men and women with an average risk of bowel cancer (following a family history risk assessment). It gives information on how common bowel cancer is, screening and what to look out for.

Bowel cancer risk assessment - High moderate or increased risk

Description:
This leaflet is for men and women with a high moderate or increased risk of bowel cancer (following a family history risk assessment). It gives information on how common bowel cancer is, screening and what to look out for.

Bowel cancer risk assessment - Low moderate risk

Description:
This leaflet is for men and women with a low moderate risk of bowel cancer (following a family history risk assessment). It gives information on how common bowel cancer is, screening and what to look out for.

Breast cancer risk assessment - High risk

Description:
This leaflet is for women with a high risk of breast cancer (following a family history risk assessment). It gives information on how common breast cancer is, screening, genetic testing and how the risk of breast cancer can be altered.

Breast cancer risk assessment - Moderate risk

Description:
This leaflet is for women with a moderate risk of breast cancer (following a family history risk assessment). It gives information on how common breast cancer is, screening, genetic testing and how the risk of breast cancer can be altered.

Breast cancer risk assessment - Near population risk

Description:
This leaflet is for women with a near population risk of breast cancer (following a family history risk assessment). It gives information on how common breast cancer is, screening and how the risk of breast cancer can be altered.

Breast cancer risk assessment service

Description:
This leaflet explains more about the breast cancer risk assessment service in Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham. It explains who this service is for and how to get an appointment.
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