TITLE

How are Jewish women different from all other women?

AUTHOR(S)
Press, Nancy; Burke, Wylie
PUB. DATE
January 1997
SOURCE
Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Winter97, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p135
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explores cultural attitudes toward issues which is believed to comprise much of the context into which genetic susceptibility testing for breast cancer for Ashkenazi women will emerge. Social construction of cancer and cancer phobia; Attitudes toward science in general and genetic testing in particular; Concept of risk and risk management within contemporary medicine.
ACCESSION #
9704241115

 

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