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This training programme is designed for medical doctors specialized in Oncology, Gynaecology, Digestive Diseases, Geneticists, and other practitioners specialized in any biomedical field related to cancer (MIR, BIR, FIR, etc), to introduce them to the genetic and technical aspects of Familial Cancer. It is developed through three month stays within different groups of the Human Cancer Genetics Programme at the CNIO, where it can be found the Human Genetics, Genetic & Molecular Epidemiology and Hereditary Endocrine Cancer Groups; and the Molecular Cytogenetics, Familial Cancer and Human Genotyping-CEGEN Units.

The activity will consist of laboratory work and genetic consultancy assistance for those clinical profiles, learning about and working with different techniques of genetic and cytogenetic analysis for the study of susceptibility to cancer; genetic tests and main indications; response to drugs and genetic advisory. In addition, this training programme is completed with weekly seminars, courses and meetings that are held in the CNIO in general, and within the Human Cancer Genetics Programme in particular.

For further information, please contact Gema Moreno gmoreno@srv.cnio.es