The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Questions and Answers
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How should information regarding Henrietta as the source of HeLa cells have been handled? Explain. 

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Henrietta's cells were taken without her permission and without her knowledge. While many positive outcomes have come from this, not informing Henrietta about what was happening with her cells was wrong!

First, Henrietta should have been asked if her cells could have been used. She was the owner of these cells and was unaware that they would be studied. Then,...

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