Breast Cancer

Liberate the Breast Cancer Genes?

Liberate the Breast Cancer Genes?

2010-03-31 00:00:00

Let’s liberate the breast cancer genes! I’ll bet you didn’t know that they needed liberating, but until this week, private corporations could actually patent human genes.

In successfully challenging this practice, the ACLU has made a huge contribution to medical progress and scientific knowledge by winning a federal lawsuit that took on a patent of two genes linked to breast and ovarian cancer.

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March 31, 2010 Breast Cancer
Let’s liberate the breast cancer genes! I’ll bet you didn’t know that they needed liberating, but until this week, private corporations could actually patent...
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