Faculty Advisor

Shannon, Thomas A.

Abstract

Prenatal screening for breast cancer via the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes is explored. The bioethical issues involved with the testing for a late onset disease via correlational genes are discussed both from a literature standpoint as well as based on surveys carried out with scientific professionals and religious leaders.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

January 2000

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Restricted-WPI community only

Advisor Department

Humanities and Arts

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