Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)

Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)

The new genetic therapies: the case of herceptin for breast cancer

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Sharon Batt
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines the challenge of genetics in relation to breast cancer. Introduces a new treatment protocol for breast cancer, herceptin or trastuzumab. Looks at its challenges, including its high price.

ISBN/ISSN: 
NNEWH NRGT.G46 2000
Notes: 
Chapter in "The Gender of Genetic Futures: The Canadian Biotechnology Strategy, Women and Health." Includes bibliographical references.

Biotechnology, strategy, and wealth for whom: commentary on the theme of biotechnology and wealth

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Helen Bequaert Holmes
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Outlines some of the contradictory ways that wealth and health interact in the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy.

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NNEWH NRGT.G46 2000
Notes: 
Chapter in "The Gender of Genetic Futures: The Canadian Biotechnology Strategy, Women and Health." Includes bibliographical references.

Belling the cat: learning to know (but not necessarily trust) the new genetics

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Patricia Kaufert
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines the new genetics and its potential impact on women's health.

ISBN/ISSN: 
NNEWH NRGT.G46 2000
Notes: 
Chapter in "The Gender of Genetic Futures: The Canadian Biotechnology Strategy, Women and Health." Includes bibliographical references.

Preserving cultural diversity through the preservation of biological diversity

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Rosemary J. Coombe
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Outlines the links that exist between cultural diversity and biological diversity.

ISBN/ISSN: 
NNEWH NRGT.G46 2000
Notes: 
Chapter in "The Gender of Genetic Futures: The Canadian Biotechnology Strategy, Women and Health." Includes bibliographical references.

Ethics and genetics: the need for transparency

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Fern Brunger
Susan M. Cox
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Outlines research priorities which are intended as contributions to a strategy for building broader public debate.

ISBN/ISSN: 
NNEWH NRGT.G46 2000
Notes: 
Chapter in "The Gender of Genetic Futures: The Canadian Biotechnology Strategy, Women and Health." Includes bibliographical references.

Stepping into the breach: provincial funders replace federal regulators in defense of public priorities and safety

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Ken Bassett
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Suggests that if the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy is left uncontested, provincial health services are likely to be overwhelmed by the activities of the pharmaceutical and device industries.

ISBN/ISSN: 
NNEWH NRGT.G46 2000
Notes: 
Chapter in "The Gender of Genetic Futures: The Canadian Biotechnology Strategy, Women and Health." Includes bibliographical references.

Geneticization and the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy: the marketing of women's health

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Abby Lippman
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines the consequences of applying the qualifier "genetic" to health and to health care. Raises similar questions about the effects of identifying certain health matters as being about gender, as distinct from sex, pointing out how the increasing marketing of, and markets for, genetics and women's health, constantly twist the meaning of these words as well as co-opt the concept of "choice."

ISBN/ISSN: 
NNEWH NRGT.G46 2000
Notes: 
Chapter in "The Gender of Genetic Futures: The Canadian Biotechnology Strategy, Women and Health." Includes bibliographical references.

Science education for a science dependent culture

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Ellen Larsen
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Argues that everyone should receive adequate education that will enable them to understand scientific principles.

ISBN/ISSN: 
NNEWH NRGT.G46 2000
Notes: 
Chapter in "The Gender of Genetic Futures: The Canadian Biotechnology Strategy, Women and Health."

What's so new about the "new genetics"?: genetic counselling and the medical management of "genetic" information

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Fiona Alice Miller
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Argues that genetic information has been, and will continue to be, the chief product of the biotechnological "revolution" in medicine. Offers a review of genetic counselling practices, practitioners and disease scope.

ISBN/ISSN: 
NNEWH NRGT.G46 2000
Notes: 
Chapter in "The Gender of Genetic Futures: The Canadian Biotechnology Strategy, Women and Health." Includes bibliographical references.

A gender critique of forensic DNA evidence: collection, storage and applications

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Patricia Lee
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Argues that DNA forensic technologies are inserted into existing social systems, with all the problems and inequities that exist therein. Also points to the place of DNA evidence in an expansive network of state surveillance, with especially harsh consequences for members of marginalised communities.

ISBN/ISSN: 
NNEWH NRGT.G46 2000
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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