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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Book Giveaway! The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

What an amazing, heartfelt book. The book details the life of Henrietta Lacks and how she became the unwitting progenitor for landmark advances in medicine - and yet never saw a penny for any of it. Among the book's timely topics are HPV and cervical cancer as well as the raging debate over informed consent - especially for the indigent.

Read more about the book here: review

If you'd like to be eligible to win a copy, post a message in the comments section with your name and contact information - please make sure you either leave an email address for me to contact you, or enable your profile to receive email so I can reach you if your name is picked. This is very important - because even if you leave a comment, if I can't contact you then you won't be eligible. Comments must be received by noon Monday, March 6, 2012. 

Good luck!


Anonymous said...

Thanks for a great giveaway ~ quantmlife (at) yahoo (dot) com

Karli said...

This has been on my To Read list!! khymas @ gmail. com

mscoffee77 said...

I'd love to read this book! Thanks for the chance!