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UC San Diego, UC San Francisco Launch New Cancer Cell Mapping Initiative  (January 29, 2015)

HeLa (Cancer Cells) at magnification. Credit: Thomas Deerinck, National Center for Microscopy and Imaging Research / Courtesy Nikon Small World. I started reading The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks so this fascinates me.

Erica- derived from cervical cancer cells taken from Henrietta Lacks...w/o her consent

Sequencing Of HeLa Genome Revives Genetic Privacy Concerns

A fluorescence micrograph of HeLa cells, derived from cervical cancer cells taken from Henrietta Lacks and named in her honor. Read "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" written by Rebecca Skloot

A Family Consents to a Medical Gift, 62 Years Later - The New York Times

A Family Consents to a Medical Gift, 62 Years Later

A deal was reached with the family of Henrietta Lacks, whose cells became critical in research after her death from cancer in

A deal was reached with the family of Henrietta Lacks, whose cells became critical in research after her death from cancer in 1951.

A Family Consents to a Medical Gift, 62 Years Later

Henrietta Lacks responsible for what scientists know as HeLa cells, or the first immortal cell line. This was critical in medical research and the creation of vaccines for polio, advances in cloning, vitro fertilization, and much

Henrietta Lacks Cancer DNA | Black America Web

NIH finally makes good with Henrietta Lacks’ family — and it’s about time, ethicist says Cells taken from Henrietta Lacks, shown in the eventually helped lead to a multitude of medical treatments. But neither she nor her family gave consent. (NBC News)

Henrietta Lacks’ ‘Immortal’ Cells | Science | Smithsonian

Henrietta Lacks’ ‘Immortal’ Cells

Journalist Rebecca Skloot’s new book investigates how a poor black tobacco farmer had a groundbreaking impact on modern medicine

Henrietta Lacks family finally gets say in genome research

Tissues taken from cancer victim Henrietta Lacks in 1951 have made big profits for the drug companies, but today her surviving children can't afford health insurance

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Story behind HeLa cells. This phenomenal New York Times bestseller tells a riveting story of the collision between ethics, race, and medicine; of scientific discovery and faith healing

The genome of the HeLa cell line has been sequenced at last

The genome of the HeLa cell line has been sequenced at last

HeLa (Cancer Cells) at magnification. Credit: Thomas Deerinck, National Center for Microscopy and Imaging Research / Courtesy Nikon Small World. I started reading The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks so this fascinates me.

HeLa genome offers clues to cells’ cancerous nature Genetic sequence published along with agreement to protect family’s privacy

HeLa genome offers clues to cells’ cancerous nature

HeLa genome offers clues to cells’ cancerous nature Genetic sequence published along with agreement to protect family’s privacy

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