TITLE

BRCA testing: ethics lessons for the new genetics

AUTHOR(S)
Sherwin, Susan
PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Feb2004, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on ethical lessons on breast cancer (BRCA) testing. Benefits of the development of tests for genetic susceptability to particular disease; Importance of taking BRCA test; Factors making it difficult for patients and medical experts to determine morally appropriate responses to the availability of BRCA testing; Level of public awareness on the availability of the test.
ACCESSION #
12485527

 

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