Become a Member

CGC members are individuals involved in the educational, medical, scientific, economic, and regulatory aspects of cancer genomics, including but not limited to clinical laboratory scientists, basic scientists, technologists, pathologists, clinicians and other health care personnel, government employees, and others are invited to participate.


Membership Benefits

With the expansion of genomic testing in the context of clinical care, there has never been a more exciting time to be a professional working in the field of Cancer Genomics. The CGC is engaged in an increasing number of projects to improve research, resources and improve practice in Cancer Genomics. CGC members have the opportunity to help shape the field and to support the CGC strategic plan by serving on a committee or working group. CGC membership carries a number of other benefits as described below.

  • Eligible to serve on CGC committees and working groups
  • Reduced registration for the CGC Annual Meeting
  • Free online subscription to the journal of Cancer Genetics
  • Networking and career opportunities
  • Access to members-only content, including all recorded presentations from past CGC meetings (2019 to present)
  • PACE CEU credits for CGC educational webinar attendance


"Becoming a CGC member has connected me with new colleagues, collaborations, and educational opportunities. My research has really benefited from access to the expertise and the scientific network of other CGC members."

Dr. Obi Griffith, Washington University School of Medicine

Join Us

Membership in the CGC is a privilege and requires that the member support the purposes and goals of the CGC. Members of the CGC are expected to be of good moral character and of high ethical and professional principles. CGC Membership follows the calendar year, from January through December, and includes an online subscription to Cancer Genetics. There are four basic membership categories based on the following professional qualifications:



Individuals who possess a relevant doctoral degree and exhibit reasoned judgment in matters of central concern to the CGC as determined by the Board of Directors


Individuals who do not possess a relevant doctoral degree but have an active interest in cancer genomics and other issues of concern to the CGC


Individuals enrolled in an undergraduate, a graduate program or post-doctoral training in medical genetics or a closely related field and accredited by the ACGME, ABMGG, CCMG (or RCPS), or a residency program, or post-doctoral fellowship in a related field


Individuals involved in clinical and/or research-related genomic testing whose primary duty is bench work, performing and validating tests


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Current CGC members can renew CGC membership by logging into the Member's Area at the top left of the screen and accessing "Billing Information" under "My Membership Information" at the bottom of the home Member's Area page.