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A summary list of variants previously classified by the CanVIG-UK group or currently in progress. For full consensus classifications, please see CanVar-UK or ClinVar.


Please note; variant review by CanVIG-UK is limited to variants dictated by members as pertinent to the development of cancer variant interpretation guidance. At this time, we do not have the capacity to formally review variants outside this remit. 

Spreadsheet of insertion, deletion, duplication and insertion-deletion variants returned by Public Health England (PHE/NHSD) as part of UK clinical laboratory data collection. Includes key CRC genes as well as BRCA1/BRCA2.

Release date: July 2021

National collection of DDX41 variants - a live database updated by UK clinical data submitters and hosted by CanVIG-UK. Available to view only.

Release date: November 2022

Tutorial Video to accompany use of Epidemiological Multifactorial Analysis Data (especially relevant for use with the CanVIG-UK BRCA1/BRCA2 Guidance)

Release date: August 2023

Variant Resources

External Resources


The Association for Clinical Genomic Science brings together scientists working within genetics into one professional association.

JMG Paper

Cancer Variant Interpretation Group UK (CanVIG-UK): an exemplar national subspecialty multidisciplinary network.


Journal of Medical Genetics

Published: 13 March 2020.


The UK Cancer Genetics Group.

A multidisciplinary organisation for UK clinicians, counsellors & scientists interested in cancer susceptibility genetics.


The American College of Medical Genetics variant interpretation framework can be found on their website. 

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