Unformatted text preview: Testing on Minors-How willing doctors are to do the testing – reasons why (psychosocial, takes a lot of time, is it worth it, the genetic counseling needed, etc.)-Society may need to explore ideas on best ways to council high risk families and PCP’s about potential risks and benefits of BRCA1/2 genetic testing-Genetic testing not recommended for minor children because lack of immediate benefit and potential psychological risk Informing Minors of Parent’s Genetic Testing Results-How parents should go about it. If, when, and how they should tell their children about their test results Ethics of Patents on Genetic Testing-Myriad Genetics holds patent on BRCA1/2 testing – the forced monopoly of it-Direct-to-Consumer(DTC) marketing campaign to get people to get tested; how this will impact patient access and care aaaa...
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- Spring '11
- genetic testing, Ethics of Patents for Genetic Testing of Breast Cancer