Chapter 6. Ethical Issues and Initiatives Relevant to Cancer Biomarkers

  1. Mahmoud H. Hamdan

Published Online: 1 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470113127.ch6

Cancer Biomarkers: Analytical Techniques for Discovery

Cancer Biomarkers: Analytical Techniques for Discovery

How to Cite

Hamdan, M. H. (2007) Ethical Issues and Initiatives Relevant to Cancer Biomarkers, in Cancer Biomarkers: Analytical Techniques for Discovery, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470113127.ch6

Author Information

  1. GlaxoSmithKline, Verona, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 AUG 2006
  2. Published Print: 26 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471745167

Online ISBN: 9780470113127

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Keywords:

  • ethical issues in cancer biomarkers;
  • large population screening;
  • phase I oncology trial ethics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Background

  • Ethical Committees/Organizations

  • Human Biobanks

  • Large Population Screening

  • Genetic Testing for Cancer Susceptibility

  • Ethics in Phase I Oncology Trials

  • Initiatives Relevant to Biomarkers Discovery

  • Genomic Initiatives/Resources

  • Achievements and Perspectives

  • References