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The Ethical Challenges of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing


  • Cheryl Berg


  • Kelly Fryer-Edwards


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  • Cheryl Berg & Kelly Fryer-Edwards, 2008. "The Ethical Challenges of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 77(1), pages 17-31, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jbuset:v:77:y:2008:i:1:p:17-31
    DOI: 10.1007/s10551-006-9298-8

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    Cited by:

    1. Geoffrey Poitras & Lindsay Meredith, 2009. "Ethical Transparency and Economic Medicalization," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 86(3), pages 313-325, May.


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