Genetic screening: ethical issues

Genetic screening for diseases such as cystic fibrosis and sickle cell anaemia raises important ethical, legal and practical issues for the individual involved, their families and society generally.

The Council made this the subject of its first report, published in 1993.

The report

Genetic screening: ethical issues

Published: December 1993

Guide to the report

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