Presymptomatic and predisposition genetic testing: ethical and social considerations.

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OBJECTIVE To provide an overview of the ethical and social concerns that are raised by the use of new genetic tests in asymptomatic persons. DATA SOURCES Review articles, research studies and legislation related to genetic testing. CONCLUSIONS Predisposition and presymptomatic testing is possible to any age for adult onset disorders if a mutation is… (More)

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@article{Bov1997PresymptomaticAP, title={Presymptomatic and predisposition genetic testing: ethical and social considerations.}, author={Christina M Bov{\'e} and Sara T Fry and D J Macdonald}, journal={Seminars in oncology nursing}, year={1997}, volume={13 2}, pages={135-40} }