The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Paperback)

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I was truly stunned by the complex and fascinating biography of this woman and her family. The many advances in medical research owe so much to her cells but it became apparent that we should be afraid for the future of ethics in this field. The murky past present and future of patient rights and in fact human rights should be of concern to all. — Karen Frank

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“HeLa cells have been the source of profound advancements in medical, biological and genetic research, but up until now the story of Henrietta Lacks and her legacy has never been heard. Her story served as the spur for reform movements in medical ethics and patient privacy, and Skloot shares the details with both candor and sensitivity.”
— John Clukey, Sam Weller's Books, Salt Lake City, UT

Product Details
ISBN: 9789573267669
ISBN-10: 9573267667
Publisher: Yuan Liu/Tsai Fong Books
Publication Date: April 1st, 2011
Pages: 336
Language: Chinese