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Addenbrooke's Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge ,CB2 0QQ
The East Anglian Medical Genetics Service comprises the genetics laboratories (molecular genetics and cytogenetics) and clinical genetics and together they:
• Diagnose genetic disorders - in the clinic and using lab tests.
• Counsel individuals and families - for example offering risk assessments for patients who have a family history of an inherited disorder or familial cancer syndrome.
• Research the causes of birth defects and genetic diseases.
• Educate health care professionals about genetics.
The service is provided by an integrated team of doctors, genetic counsellors and laboratory scientists, who are supported by secretarial and administrative staff
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