Altering Humans—The Case For and Against Human Gene Therapy

Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 6 (2):157-174 (1997)
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Abstract

The case in favor of gene therapy is quite simple. Gene therapy is likely to improve the health and well-being of some people that are among the worst off in society, namely patients with painful and life-threatening diseases. However, two types of objection have been raised

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