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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!

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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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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"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."

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Henrietta Lacks (HeLa). If you don't know who she is, you should. She's already changed your life.

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A New Chapter in the Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Henrietta Lacks.

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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.

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Just a few facts showing just a few of the amazing characteristics of the HeLa cell line.

Just a few facts showing just a few of the amazing characteristics of the HeLa cell line.

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The Henrietta Lacks story: How the cells from a poor black woman changed medical history

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Oprah Winfrey To Star In HBO Films’ ‘The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks’

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Imagine something small enough to float on a particle of dust that holds the keys to understanding cancer, virology, and genetics. Luckily for us, such a thing exists in the form of trillions upon trillions of human, lab-grown cells called HeLa. But where did we get these cells? Robin Bulleri tells the story of Henrietta Lacks, a woman whose DNA led to countless cures, patents, and discoveries.

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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…

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'Henrietta Lacks': A Donor's Immortal Legacy

'Henrietta Lacks': A Donor's Immortal Legacy - A fluorescence micrograph of HeLa cells, derived from cervical cancer cells taken from Henrietta Lacks and named in her honor. Listen to the story on Fresh Air with Rbecca Skloot, NPR. Image by Tomasz Szul/Getty Images.

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Rebecca Skloot Seeks to Help Henrietta Lacks’s Descendants

Rebecca Skloot uses royalties from her best seller, “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” to help the descendants of the book’s subject.

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Henrietta Lacks "Immortal" cells. The microbiological super stars known as "HeLa".

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Henrietta Lacks - Wikipedia

Deal done over HeLa cell line—Family of Henrietta Lacks agrees to release of genomic data

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10 Amazing Facts About The Immortal Cells Of Henrietta Lacks - Listverse

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks - Story of a woman whose cells lived on long after she passed away. Great and quick read - I couldn't put it down.

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks - "Doctors took her cells without asking. Those cells never died. They launched a medical revolution and a multimillion-dollar industry. More than twenty years later, her children found out. Their lives would never be the same."

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"The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot

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Henrietta Lacks Family

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