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Claire Foster [4]Claire Gilbert Foster [1]
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    Balancing Autonomy and Responsibility: The Ethics of Generating and Disclosing Genetic Information.Nina Hallowell, Claire Foster, Ros Eeles, A. Ardern-Jones, Veronica Murday & Maggie Watson - 2003 - Journal of Medical Ethics 29 (2):74-79.
    Using data obtained during a retrospective interview study of 30 women who had undergone genetic testing—BRCA1/2 mutation searching—this paper describes how women, previously diagnosed with breast/ovarian cancer, perceive their role in generating genetic information about themselves and their families. It observes that when describing their motivations for undergoing DNA testing and their experiences of disclosing genetic information within the family these women provide care based ethical justifications for their actions. Finally, it argues that generating genetic information and disclosing this information (...)
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    Disease, Suffering, and Sin: One Anglican's Perspective.Claire Foster - 2006 - Christian Bioethics 12 (2):157-163.
    This article explores some of the implications of understanding sin as failure of perception. The theological underpinning of the argument is the choice made in the Garden of Eden to eat the fruit of the tree of knowledge rather than the fruit of the tree of life, or wisdom. This has led to distorted perception, in which all things are seen as having separate, independent existences rather than joined together by their common divine source and their deep interrelatedness in the (...)
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    Bentham on the Slippery Slope?: Discussing Embryo Research in Britain's Parliament and Churches.Claire Foster - 2002 - Zeitschrift Für Evangelische Ethik 46 (1):61-65.
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    Psychosocial Implications of Living Long-Term with Cancer: A Systematic Review of the Research Evidence.Claire Foster, David Wright, Heidi Hill & Jane Hopkinson - 2005 - Macmillan Research Unit.
    Aims The purpose of this literature review was to explore the psychosocial implications of long-term survival for people affected by cancer by systematically examining published research evidence. Key findings 283 abstracts of papers were retrieved and checked and 33 studies relating to the implications of long-term survival subjected to detailed scrutiny. This review suggests that the majority of long-term cancer survivors cope well and enjoy good QoL. However, there are areas of concern which warrant attention. Whilst this review did not (...)
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