Henrietta Lacks and the HeLa cell (or how to profit from someone else's cancer cells)

Dr Samuel Goldhaber

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March 16, 2012

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Rebecca Skloot's Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is a gripping work that shines light on a murky chapter in the history of American medicine while raising important ethical questions pertaining to race, profit, and medical research.

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