The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks

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Documents the story of how scientists took cells from an unsuspecting descendant of freed slaves and created a human cell line that has been kept alive indefinitely, enabling discoveries in such areas as cancer research, in vitro fertilization, and gene mapping.
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subject_facetAfrican American women -- History
Audiobooks
Cancer -- Patients -- Virginia -- Biography
Cancer -- Research
Cell culture
Compact discs
DIGITAL COMPACT DISC
HeLa cells
Human experimentation in medicine -- United States -- History
Lacks, Henrietta, -- 1920-1951 -- Health
Medical ethics
title_displayThe immortal life of Henrietta Lacks
title_fullThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
The Immortal life of Henrietta Lacks / Rebecca Skloot
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks / Rebecca Skloot
title_shortThe immortal life of Henrietta Lacks
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African American women
Biography & Autobiography
Cancer
Cell culture
HeLa cells
Health
History
Human experimentation in medicine
Lacks, Henrietta
Medical ethics
Nonfiction
Patients
Research
Science