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American Cancer Society code of ethics

A code of ethics is important in guiding decision making when values are in conflict and in helping to define acceptable behavior for members of an organization.
Provide the name of the organization or the organization that publishes the code of ethics that you found, for example, the American Society of Public Administration. Also provide the URL to the code of ethics. Be sure that you are following APA guidelines when providing this information.
• One ethical standard from the code of ethics you located that is based on teleological ethics (utilitarian theory).
• One standard that is based on deontological ethics (duty ethics).
Explain how your choices fit the ethical theories. What are the basic differences between teleological and deontological ethics?
Be sure you follow APA guidelines for citations and references.

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A code of ethics is important in guiding decision making when values are in conflict and in helping to define acceptable behavior for members of an organization.

Provide the name of the organization or the organization that publishes the code of ethics that you found, for example, the American Society of Public: The American Cancer Society
http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/documents/document/acspc-026264.pdf

One ethical standard from the code of ethics I ...

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The American Cancer Society code of ethics is discussed. The choices fit for ethical theories are given.

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