Contributor:GL Archive / Alamy Stock Photo
File size:8.9 MB (602.7 KB Compressed download)
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Dimensions:1549 x 2000 px | 26.2 x 33.9 cm | 10.3 x 13.3 inches | 150dpi
Date taken:17 October 2014
This image could have imperfections as it’s either historical or reportage.
In 1951, a doctor in Baltimore removed cancerous cells from Lacks without her knowledge or consent. Those cells eventually helped lead to a multitude of medical treatments and formed the groundwork for the multibillion-dollar biotech industry. Lacks Family photo via The Henrietta Lacks Foundation