Henrietta Lacks

Henrietta Lacks, who died in 1951 of ovarian cancer at Johns Hopkins. Her HeLa cells are the only cells known to be "immortal" and are still used in research.

( January 30, 1995 )

Henrietta Lacks, who died in 1951 of ovarian cancer at Johns Hopkins. Her HeLa cells are the only cells known to be "immortal" and are still used in research.

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