Family of Henrietta Lacks Reach Settlement, Gains Control Over HeLa Cell Research
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Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. Born a poor black tobacco farmer, her cancer cells - taken without her knowledge - became a multimillion-dollar industry and one of the m
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Henrietta Lacks (1920–1951) El caso de Henrietta Lacks, por Eduardo Angulo
The wonderful Henrietta Lacks When I saw this I immediately thought of my younger sister who will be starting Medical School in the Fall!!!! Thanks for paving the way Ms Lacks!
Henrietta Lacks (1920-1951) The importance of Henrietta Lacks and her contribution to science can neither be exaggerated nor appreciated enough. This woman unbeknownst to herself or her family saved millions of lives without a penny in compensation.
"The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks -- A poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951 and now called HeLa cells—became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for developing the polio vaccine, cloning, gene mapping, in vitro fertilization, and more. Henrietta’s cells have been bought and sold by the billions, yet she remains virtually unknown, and her family can’t afford health insurance."
Many of the medical breakthroughs you read and hear about today are largely due to one relatively unknown Black woman: Henrietta Lacks. It is because of her cells that some of the most dangerous di…
Henrietta Lacks' son: I've been used by Oprah and HBO
Immortal: Henrietta Lacks died in 1951 and cancer cells taken from her without her or her family's consent became key to huge areas of medical research. Her son Lawrence (pictured) who cared for her before her death, says HBO and Oprah Winfrey have 'used' him and other family members