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Subject: Health: Medicine

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

2. Introduction: Ethical Dilemmas 2

2. Introduction: Ethical Dilemmas 2

This program continues its looks at the genetics of breast cancer, ethical dilemmas involved in gene testing for breast cancer susceptibility, and counseling. Mary-Claire King, Ph.D., American Cancer Society Professor of Genetics and Society, University of Washington, Seattle, who addresses the genetics of breast cancer and uses charts and graphs to help viewers visualize known facts about BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 testing. Next Arthur L. Caplan, Ph.D., Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, focuses on ethical dilemmas involved in genetic testing as well as counseling. 99/07DE SCA 90 min.





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