Collection of DNA from SIB pairs with Breast Cancer

Lead Research Organisation: King's College London
Department Name: Unlisted

Abstract

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Publications

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Title DNA/PBL collection of cells from sib-pair patients with breast cancer 
Description The collection is managed by CIGMR/ECACC for the benefit of future research. 
Type Of Material Database/Collection of Data/Biological Samples 
Year Produced 2006 
Provided To Others? Yes  
Impact DNA from patients with breast cancer will be available to the new DNA banking network 
 
Description Co-applicant Diana Eccles 
Organisation University of Southampton
Department Wessex Clinical Genetics Services
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Hospitals 
PI Contribution Co-applicant
Impact NA
 
Description Co-applicant Doug Easton 
Organisation University of Cambridge
Department Cambridge Institute of Public Health
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Co-applicant
Impact NA
 
Description Co-applicant Gareth Evans 
Organisation Saint Mary's Hospital, Manchester
Department Medical Genetics Department
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Hospitals 
PI Contribution Co-applicant
Impact NA
 
Description Co-applicant Jonathan Gray 
Organisation University Hospital of Wales
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Hospitals 
PI Contribution Co-applicant
Impact NA
 
Description "City Hospital" TV programme 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact The project is planned for inclusion in an episode of "City Hospital" featuring a sister pair talking about their experience to highlight breast cancer genetics.

NA
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2006
 
Description Advertising project for recruitment 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Primary Audience Participants in your research and patient groups
Results and Impact The research was advertised in London newspapers to aid recruitment.

Several families were made aware of the genetic counselling services available to them as a result of this awarenes raising.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2006