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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 PCPs 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 Parents 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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This note was uploaded on 12/11/2011 for the course APY 248 taught by Professor Duggleby during the Spring '11 term at SUNY Buffalo.
- Spring '11