Lessons from the 2018 Worldwide External Quality Assessment (EQA) Scheme for Molecular Testing of BRCA Genes in Ovarian Cancer (vGermline & vSomatic)

13th June 2019, 12:00 BST (11:00 GMT)

This is for Healthcare Professionals only.

A 1 hour live webinar that will provide an insight into some of the challenges commonly faced by laboratories when analysing samples for germline and somatic BRCA variants in ovarian cancer patients.

Dr. Sandi Deans from GenQA and Dr. Simon Patton from EMQN will share their extensive experience on how to ensure you are able to provide robust high quality testing, accurate genotyping and appropriate reporting of the results. This webinar will include an overview of results from the 2018 BRCA germline and somatic testing in ovarian cancer EQA schemes, clear examples of errors and pitfalls, practical solutions and guidance on reporting results within different clinical contexts.

The webinar will finish with a 20 minute question and answer session where you will have the opportunity to submit your questions live to the experts.

ID: Z4-16578
Date of Preparation April 2019
Date of Expiry April 2020

Dr Sandi Deans
Director, Genomics Quality Assessment (GenQA) for Molecular Genetics
Edinburgh, UK
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Simon Patton, PhD
Director, European Molecular Genetics Quality Network (EMQN)
Manchester, UK
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