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Risky Talk

13 EpisodesProduced by Ilan GoodmanWebsite

How can we best communicate the risks and the evidence on the most pressing issues of the day – from genetics and nutrition, to climate change and immigration? David Spiegelhalter is joined by the world’s top experts to tackle urgent, practical challenges which affect us all.

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Communicating Genetic Risk

Personal genetic risk information is set to be become part of everyday healthcare. But is some unhelpful, even dangerous? What psychological impact does it have on patients? And do doctors know enough about genetics to effectively guide patients and inform treatment decisions?

Joining David to discussing what genetic risks should be communicated and how, we have:

With a special contribution from Jillian Hastings Ward, Chair of the participant panel for the 100,000 Genomes Project.

Views to share? Get in touch on Twitter @RiskyTalkPod or email riskytalk@maths.cam.ac.uk.

Risky Talk is produced by Ilan Goodman for the Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication at the University of Cambridge.

 

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