No. The Project is currently in its pilot phase, only individuals eligible under the following criteria would be referred by designated Partnering Centres to join the Project: Clinical data shows that the undiagnosed disease you have may be genetically linked; or Clinical data shows that you may have a hereditary cancer; or You are a…
No. Participation in the Project is free. Hong Kong Genome Institute (HKGI) will perform Whole Genome Sequencing for the participants, prepare results reports and provide genetic counselling services for all participants for free.
No. Joining HKGP is purely voluntary, and patients are suggested to join upon thorough consideration. Whether you join the Project or choose to withdraw after joining will not affect your access to regular medical services.
No. The Project is currently in its pilot phase and eligible individuals must be referred by designated Partnering Centres.