AMA Journal of Ethics. September 2015, Volume 17, Number 9: 815-883.
Ethical Issues in Gynecological Oncology
Would you see that your adolescent son and daughter received the HPV vaccine for prevention of infection with the human papilloma virus that causes cervical cancer and genital warts?
A woman with breast cancer is tested and discovers that she carries a genetic mutation that increases the risk of breast cancer. She asks that her physician not tell her daughter because she does not want her daughter to know of her illness. Which of the following statements do you agree with?
Men as well as women can inherit and pass on the BRCA gene mutations that increase risk of breast and ovarian cancer.
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