Unformatted text preview: receives news that they are at risk for a certain disease, it can cause debilitating results. It may cause depression or anxiety in the carrier. Second, there are concerns as to if the results of the gene testing will remain confidential. Many are worries that test outcomes will be distributed amongst employers or health insurers. In my opinion, all people being tested should be told the results. Even if the condition is poorly understood, it is the patient’s right to know what they are at risk for. It seems that genetic testing will remain controversial for years into the future....
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This note was uploaded on 08/28/2011 for the course ZOO 161 taught by Professor Haynes during the Spring '08 term at Miami University.
- Spring '08