#1 New York Times Bestseller The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Doctors took her cells without asking. Those cells never died. They launched a medical revolution and a multimillion-dollar industry. More than twenty years later, her children found out. Their lives would never be the same. Learn More →


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First look at The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (aka HeLa) from HBO starring Oprah Winfrey as Deborah Lacks, Renee Elise Goldsberry as Henrietta, and Rose Byrne as Rebecca Skloot. The film premieres April 22nd at 8:00 pm. Learn More


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The Henrietta Lacks Foundation strives to provide financial assistance to needy individuals who have made important contributions to scientific research without their knowledge or consent.