Published On: Mon, Oct 4th, 2021
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Henrietta Lacks’s estate sues biotech firm over ‘stolen’ immortal cancer cells

Henrietta Lacks Cells

The estate of Henrietta Lacks sued a biotechnology company on Monday, accusing it of selling cells that doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital took from the Black woman in 1951 without her knowledge or consent as part of “a racially unjust medical system.”

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