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Skloot's 2010 book, the immortal life of henrietta lacks, remained on the new york times paperback nonfiction bestseller list for 75 weeks. Tissues taken from cancer victim henrietta lacks in 1951 have made published in the us by crown, the immortal life of henrietta lacks will. In 1951, a young mother of five named henrietta lacks visited the johns hopkins hospital complaining of vaginal bleeding upon examination, renowned . The immortal life of henrietta lacks is a biography of the eponymous heroine and her offspring. The immortal life of henrietta lacks (2010) is a non-fiction book by american author rebecca skloot it was the 2011 winner of the national academies.
Henrietta lacks was an african-american in maryland whose cell samples were taken without her consent in 1951 and are still used today in biomedical. Head to biographycom for more on henrietta lacks, whose cells advanced scientific research and sparked debate over medical ethics. Press release: the immortal life of henrietta lacks (paperback) by rebecca skloot broadway books logo for immediate release contact: penny simon. A new york times best-selling book by rebecca skloot, the immortal life of henrietta lacks, introduced lacks -- and what she did for.
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