Berman Institute faculty discuss the dilemma posed by randomizing patients — and the anguish of withholding hope.

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Jeremy Sugarman has been elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), an organization that serves as an independent adviser to the nation to improve health.

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Reporting progress to a hopeful public: News articles underscore the ethical burden of balance shared by researchers, funders and the media

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Comfort care found to add precious months at the end of life. An interview with palliative care expert Cynda Hylton Rushton

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Focus On: HeLa cells

February 18, 2010

In 1950s America, obtaining tissue samples without consent from patients undergoing cervical cancer treatment was standard practice: The procedure was carried out hundreds of times every year.

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