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Some patients may want to retain ownership of tissue removed from them

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7088.1201a (Published 19 April 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:1201
  1. A R W Forrest, Consultanta
  1. a Department of Clinical Chemistry, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield S10 2JF

    Editor-R D Start and colleagues make a valuable contribution to the debate on the ownership of human tissue removed from living subjects.1 It should not be thought, however, that the views of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics are universally accepted as a definitive description of the state of the law on the ownership of human tissue, or indeed …

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