TITLE

Stem Cell Research: Why Medicine Should Reject Human Cloning

AUTHOR(S)
Cheshire Jr., William P.; Pellegrino, Edmund D.; Bevington, Linda K.; Mitchell, C. Ben; Jones, Nancy L.; FitzGerald, Kevin T.; Koop, C. Everett; Kilner, John F.
PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Aug2003, Vol. 78 Issue 8, p1010
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Contends that human cloning should not be permitted whether for research or reproductive purposes. Belief that the harms human cloning would bring to medicine would exceed the anticipated benefits; Reproductive cloning; Implications of a partial ban; Ineffective detection; Legal and ethical precedent; Facilitation via technological advance; Evasive language.
ACCESSION #
10880755

 

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