About Fanconi Anaemia

What is Fanconi Anaemia? FA is a rare, cancer-predisposing disorder affecting about 150 or more families in the UK (the true extent is unknown) manifested by: A variable presence of congenital anomalies in up to 70% of cases (e.g., thumb and kidney abnormalities) Progressive bone marrow failure in childhood usually leading to haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (80% chance) A predisposition…

Links for Clinicians and Researchers

Links for Clinicians and Researchers UK and Ireland Clinical, Research and Health Organisations British Society of Haematology British Society for Genetic Medicine Clinical Genetics Society Association of Genetic Nurses and CounsellorsNational Cancer Research Institute UK Cancer Genetics Group Irish Society of Human Genetics British Society for Gene and Cell Therapy British Association of…