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.
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