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Genetic Testing and Breast Cancer Series

Each year the World Congress of Bioethics hosts a conference which features symposiums on Bioethics, which is the study of the ethical, social, legal, philosophical and other related issues arising in health care, as well as other biological sciences. This classic series supported by the Stanford University Center Click for more

7. The Realities of Predicting Breast Cancer Risk 1

7. Realities of Predicting Breast Cancer Risk 1

This program addresses a wide range of social and cultural implications of proceeding with making genetic testing for breast cancer susceptibility generally accessible. Introduced by Paul Berg, who was awarded the Nobel Price in Chemistry, the distinguished panel includes: Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., the leader of the National Center for the Human Genome Project; Troy Duster, Ph.D., Director of the Institute for Study of Social Change, UC/Berkeley; Eric Juenjst, Ph.D., Asst. Professor of Biomedical Ethics, Case Western Reserve University; Mary Jo Ellis Kahn, M.S.N., R.N., Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation and the National Breast Cancer Coalition; Karen M. Rotherberg, J.D., M.P.A., Marjorie Cook, Professor of Law, University of Maryland. 99/07DE SCA 75 min.

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