Dr. David Solit Discusses the Ethical Issues Surrounding Genomics and Precision Cancer Care

Zimmerman, Anne; Cohen, Jennifer

The ethical considerations in tumor and germ line analysis range from clinical decisions to research funding. Dr. Solit of the David Solit Lab at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center weighs in on the importance of genetic testing to match tumors to existing or new treatments based on the biological composition of the tumor. This episode covers the role and value of genomics and molecularly defined subclasses of cancer. Dr. Solit addresses many of the ethical considerations surrounding access to care, privacy, industry relationships, and fundraising.


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Voices in Bioethics
Voices in Bioethics: Podcast
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November 11, 2022


This episode's duration is: 32:14