Patients, Hospitals Wrestle over Tumor Tissue

July 29, 2010

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Three Penn experts were quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article that looked at the emerging issue of who actually owns the rights to tumor and other human tissues. The article, which focuses on a Philadelphia woman on a quest to obtain her own tumor tissue to be used in a clinical trial, features quotes and references to Penn's Mike Feldman, MD, PhD, associate professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, George Coukos, MD, PhD, assistant professor of gynecologic oncology and director of Penn's Gynecologic Oncology Laboratory, and Art Caplan, PhD, director of the Center for Bioethics. Read More