Genetic medicine: ethical and practical issues of application of the new technology

Kotalik, Jaro; Silverman, Melvin
February 2004
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Feb2004, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p14
Academic Journal
Discusses a symposium on ethical and practical issues on the application of technology in genetic medicine. Presentation by physician David Cole about ovarian cancer; Concern of Doctor Susan Sherwin about the difficulty in making accurate predictions of personal risk and the influence of the prevailing climate of fear of breast cancer; Arguments in favour of direct-to-direct consumer supply of genetic testing.


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