Issues in Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer Susceptibility
American Journal of Human Genetics 1996 October; 59(4): A414
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Legal and Ethical Issues in Genetic Testing and Counselling for Susceptibility to Breast, Ovarian and Colon Cancer Dickens, Bernard M.; Pei, Nancy; Taylor, Kathryn M. (1996-03-15)The prediction of susceptibility to heritable breast, ovarian and colon cancer raises important legal and ethical concerns. Health care professionals have a duty to disclose sufficient information to enable patients to ...
Lerman, Caryn; Croyle, Robert (1994-03-28)In this article, we discuss psychological and behavioral issues relevant to genetic testing for breast cancer susceptibility. Recent findings in the field of breast cancer genetics are reviewed briefly, and a conceptual model ...