Legal considerations in clinical cancer genetics

Rebecca Rae Anderson, Joy Larsen Haidle

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In the context of cancer genetics, familiar legal concepts such as due care, informed consent, and confidentiality become far more complex. Continuing education, a collaborative approach with colleagues and patients, and careful documentation will reduce the likelihood of an adverse encounter with the courts.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)100-104
Number of pages5
JournalCommunity Oncology
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology
  • Oncology


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