The 100,000 Genomes Project reached the halfway point, with 50,065 whole genomes sequenced, this week. This is a pretty impressive achievement by Genomics England. The figure will include some CUP patients. There is unlikely to be any immediate benefit for CUP patients but it promises to be an amazing resource for scientists trying to understand some cancers and other diseases.
Following the 2016 external peer review of CUP services in England in 2016, we have been chasing the report. We’ve been pressing the Quality Surveillance Team (Specialised Commissioning, NHS England) for a year and have had various assurances, at different times, of its forthcoming availability. The latest response from the Deputy Head of Quality Surveillance Team of 20 Feb 2018Read more