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J Oncol Pract. 2008 Sep;4(5):229-30. doi: 10.1200/JOP.0858504.

Ethical and legal implications of cancer genetic testing: do physicians have a duty to warn patients' relatives about possible genetic risks?

Abstract

This vignette raises questions about the extent of physicians' obligations to warn relatives of a patient about a hereditary cancer risk.

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PMC2794026
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