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Runaway Wedding eEdicalthics book not a book ntireThe use of cells is a tiny infringement compared to what was done to many many many people in the 40 and 50 s tiny infringement compared to what done to many many many people in the 40 s and 50 s it did no harm to her which really cannot be said about many other medical xperiments during the timeA book that really points out some nasty La heredera del mar episodes in medical research history would be Polio by David OshinskyAll in all I think it was a good subject but overlong in the author s personal story about obtaining the story Scientific and personal Great telling This book is well written amazing invery way the story it tells is one that all of us should know both in terms of science and morality A fascinating look at the human story behind the HELA cell line which has been used for scientific research since the 1950s Neither Henrietta nor her family knew that her cells were going to be used for scientific research Skloot deftly weaves together the story of Henrietta Lacks and her descendants in doing so she reveals the normous impact the scientific study of HELA cells has had on scientific discoveries as well as the motional toll the use of Henrietta s cells has on her family after they learn of the xistence of her immortal cells Wonderful biography that reads like a novel Loved this book couldn t put it down The authors does a great job weaving a non fiction history of biological human cell culture into the real life story of the woman and her family fromWhom the cells were obtained I found the historicalscience side understandable and fascinating and the personal story compelling and relevant to issues today Great read. Nd overall book summary a chapter by chapter book summary as well as a supplemental ssay. The most important story of which you ve never heard It touches on historical cultural scientific and moral matters Woven Into A Very Personal into a very personal that has the potential to affect us all It deals with issues that will shape our society in years to come but about which many of us are oblivious The heart of the family is loud and clear Enjoyed the stories journey Bounced around too much A must read Should be reuired reading for students of life Non fiction Learned so much science medical history legal issues conomics privacy and Highly recommend Love the way this book is economics privacy and Highly recommend Love the way this book is togetherit really let s you feel like you are apart of the family and let s you feel that struggle that they had to go through during their ordeal Learning about the HeLa viruses itself was amazing specially if you ve never heard of it and all its done for the advancement of our medical sciences As a working scientist I can say the book has an interesting premise There are moral issues raised but not answered in the book I also believe that perhaps this should have been a series of articles rather than a bookThe author spends a LOT

Of Time Explaining The Difficulties 
time Aramaic Bowl Spells: Jewish Babylonian Aramaic Bowls Volume One explaining the difficulties had gaining interviews and honest information from the family of Mrs Lacks Fairnough I suppose but that was a story than that of Mrs LacksSpoilersMrs H Lacks was a black woman with a limited ducation She married her philandering 1st cousin and had several children by him also several bouts of syphillus from the same husbandOver a long period of time she was treated at a John Hopkins hospital in a program that gave free treatment to the. This literature study guide is a helpful companion to the book The Immortal Life of Henri. Black citizens of their communityThey Found A Tumor On Her a tumor on her and just prior to treatment they took a sample of the tumor The scientist who took the sample found that the cells were distinct They lived in cultureas someone who has to keep cell cultures alive ven today this isn t Geography of the Gaze: Urban and Rural Vision in Early Modern Europe easy so I am impressed with him This was a huge breakthrough in period of time when American medicine was trying to learn to treat viral diseases poliotcThe cells from this tumor were a godsend to the scientists and many valuable contributions to health care were made utilizing
The Cells From This TumorThe 
cells from this tumorThe who took the cells from the surgeon did not sell the cells he sent them to hospitals and clinics around the world unselfishly sharing this opportunity to work with the cells that could save the lives of millions He never made money from the cellsThe cells were later copyrighted by a company and are sold for about 25 a vial as a research tool todayThe uestion asked in the book is whether Mrs Lacks was taken advantage of whether her human rights were abused ie did she give permission for her cells to be usedThe author never really answers this uestion As far as some of her family are concerned noThere are other smaller uestions as is the continuation of research where scientists would reach out to the family of Mrs Lacks take samples and as far as the author is concerned they were not clear with the family as to why this far as the author is concerned they were not clear with the family as to why this necessary or if it would be beneficial to the familyI am delighted that the information is available to the public but I think this should have been a chapter or two in a Etta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot It includes a list of important people and important terms
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