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HBO Docudrama “The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks” Puts Johns Hopkins In An Unfavorable Position

Henrietta Lacks, an impoverished, African-American tobacco farmer, underwent a diagnostic procedure to biopsy a malignant cervical tumor on February 8, 1951. During the procedure, researcher George Gey at Johns Hopkins cultured Lack’s cells without her knowledge or consent. The cervical … Continue reading

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