With the recent progress in predictive medicine several problems have emerged regarding the ethical aspects of genetic testing. The role of the doctor in communicating the consequences of such testing to the patient has become more important than ever in allowing the potential patient to make an informed decision.
Tumori 2015; 101(4): e113 - e114
Article Type: SHORT COMMUNICATION
AuthorsEnrico Aitini, Francesca Adami, Sandro Barni, Alberto Zaniboni
- • Accepted on 14/01/2015
- • Available online on 27/05/2015
- • Published online on 24/07/2015
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- Aitini, Enrico [PubMed] [Google Scholar] 1, * Corresponding Author (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Adami, Francesca [PubMed] [Google Scholar] 2
- Barni, Sandro [PubMed] [Google Scholar] 3
- Zaniboni, Alberto [PubMed] [Google Scholar] 4
Department of Medical Oncology, Hospital of Suzzara, Mantova - Italy
Genetic Counselling Department of Medical Oncology, Carlo Poma Hospital, Mantova - Italy
Department of Oncology, Medical Oncology Unit, Hospital of Treviglio, Bergamo - Italy
Department of Medical Oncology, Poliambulanza Foundation, Brescia - Italy