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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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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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Family of Henrietta Lacks Reach Settlement, Gains Control Over HeLa Cell Research

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A New Chapter in the Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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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.

La vie immortelle d'Henrietta Lacks Elle s’appelait Henrietta Lacks, mais les savants n’ont retenu de son nom que deux syllabes : HeLa. Elle travaillait dans les champs de tabac du Sud des États-Unis où besognaient ses ancêtres esclaves, mais ses cellules, prélevées à son insu, sont devenues l’un des outils les plus précieux de la médecine moderne. Emportée par un cancer foudroyant, en 1951, à l’âge de 31 ans, elle a contribué sans le savoir à la mise au point du vaccin contre la polio..

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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.