Stored tissue may be important for the future care of families

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EDITOR—Obtaining informed consent for storing tissue is problematic. Which normal clinical practices need written consent and what material constitutes tissue? In how much detail should a practitioner obtain consent for a blood sample taken for a full blood count or for biochemical analysis, and what information can or should be given about the ultimate fate of samples such as tumours removed at surgery?

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1060-1060
Number of pages1
JournalBritish Medical Journal
Issue number7293
Publication statusPublished - 28 Apr 2001


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