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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Author: Rebecca Skloot

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Bib-Obz. Science. In 1951, a young woman from Baltimore died of cancer. Her death changed medical science for ever. Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer whose cancer cells - taken without her knowledge - became one of the most important tools in medicine. 

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Paperback. ENglish. Macmillan. 2010. Used. 

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Bib-Obz. Science. In 1951, a young woman from Baltimore died of cancer. Her death changed medical science for ever. Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer whose cancer cells - taken without her knowledge - became one of the most important tools in medicine. 

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