TITLE

Fair Access to Stem Cells

AUTHOR(S)
Holland, Suzanne
PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
Hastings Center Report;Nov/Dec2003, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the article "Public Stem Cell Banks: Considerations of Justice in Stem Cell Research," which addressed the issue of social justice in stem cell line access. Strategies for arriving at just access to stem cell therapies; Limitation of the organ donation system; Appeal of feminist bioethics.
ACCESSION #
11968147

 

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