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Could the Henrietta Lacks Case Still Happen?

What happened in the 1951 case of Henrietta Lacks, and could it happen again today? The story of the woman who unwittingly spurred a scientific bonanza made for a best-selling book in 2010. On Saturday, it returns in an HBO film with Oprah Winfrey portraying Lacks’ daughter Deborah. With comments from our Jeffrey Kahn

Source: Bioethics Bulletin by the Berman Institute of Bioethics.

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