Genetic privacy v duty to disclose: who wins?

MJA Insight, 6 November 2017
Author: Jane McCredie
“As we delve ever further into the human genome, ethical and legal frameworks are struggling to keep up. Given the potential of genetic information to affect people’s employment prospects, or ability to get insurance, there’s been an understandable focus on protecting genetic privacy. But what of situations where a patient refuses to share information that might give relatives the opportunity to identify their own genetic risk and seek early prevention or treatment?”
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