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.

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 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.

Chemoprevention

Description:
This leaflet explains about the use of chemoprevention in women who have an increased risk of breast cancer due to their family history of the disease.

Chorionic villus sampling

Description:
This leaflet explains why and how CVS is done.

Chromosome inversion

Description:
This leaflet gives information about chromosome inversion. It will explain what a chromosome inversion is and what it means for people and members of their family.

Consanguinity

Description:
This leaflet gives information about the risk of a child being affected by genetic condition if their parents are blood related (consanguineous).
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