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Family history resources for healthcare professionals

1. Breast Cancer Now resources

Print booklet

2. External resources

3. Services and useful organisations

Someone Like Me service

Breast Cancer Now's Someone Like Me service can put people at high risk of breast cancer in touch with people going through a similar experience

Breast Cancer Now's Helpline

If your patients are concerned about a family history of breast cancer or just want to talk things through, our specialist team are ready to listen

BRCA Link Northern Ireland

Based in Northern Ireland, helping BRCA gene carriers access information and support.


A charity that aims to help anyone navigating a BRCA (or other) gene mutation.

FORCE (Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered)

For individuals and families with an altered gene or at high risk of breast and ovarian cancer. Based in the USA, but has a UK support network.

Genetic Alliance UK

Works to improve the lives of patients and families affected by all types of genetic conditions.

British Society for Genetic Medicine

List of genetic clinics in the UK.

Macmillan Cancer Support

Provides information about family history, genetics and cancer risk. 

PALB2 interest group

Arranges information sessions for people who have an altered PALB2 gene.

UK Cancer Genetics Group

The CGG is a national, multidisciplinary organisation. People with an interest in hereditary predisposition to cancer including clinicians, genetic counsellors, clinical scientists and researchers are invited to join.

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