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Building genetic medicine : breast cancer, technology, and the comparative politics of health care / Shobita Parthasarathy.

By: Parthasarathy, Shobita
Material type: TextTextSeries: Inside technologyPublisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2007Description: x, 271 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 0262162423 (hardcover : alk. paper); 9780262162425 (hardcover : alk. paper)Subject(s): BRCA genes -- Diagnostic use -- United States | BRCA genes -- Diagnostic use -- Great Britain | Genetic screening -- Social aspects -- United States | Genetic screening -- Social aspects -- Great Britain | Breast -- Cancer -- Diagnosis -- Social aspects -- United States | Breast -- Cancer -- Diagnosis -- Social aspects -- Great Britain | Genetic Screening -- Great Britain | Genetic Screening -- United States | Breast Neoplasms -- prevention & control -- Great Britain | Breast Neoplasms -- prevention & control -- United States | Cross-Cultural Comparison -- Great Britain | Cross-Cultural Comparison -- United States | Delivery of Health Care -- Great Britain | Delivery of Health Care -- United States | Ovarian Neoplasms -- prevention & control -- Great Britain | Ovarian Neoplasms -- prevention & control -- United StatesDDC classification: 362.19604207 LOC classification: RC268.44.B73 | P37 2007Online resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
Toolkits for genetic testing -- Comparative architectures of genetic testing -- Eliminating the competition and ensuring success -- Defining a good health outcome -- Myriad, Britain, and culture clash.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-262) and index.

Toolkits for genetic testing -- Comparative architectures of genetic testing -- Eliminating the competition and ensuring success -- Defining a good health outcome -- Myriad, Britain, and culture clash.

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