Who owns Henrietta Lacks' cells?

Jul 9, 2018
A lawyer representing the infamous cell line originator's grandsons is trying to establish guardianship.
Attendees admire a painting of Henrietta Lacks at HBO's The HeLa Project Exhibit For "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" on April 6, 2017 in New York City.
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Why data may be the key to a cancer "moon shot"

Jan 13, 2016
Vice President Biden in charge of a moon shot to help find a cure for cancer.

People paid $10,000 to get one woman to see 'Entourage'

Jun 1, 2015
Wendy Molyneux crowd-funded the campaign to support children's cancer research.

The 'Angelina Jolie effect' on medical testing

Mar 24, 2015
In a New York Times op-ed, Angelina Jolie writes of a tough medical decision.
Director Angelina Jolie attends the UK Premiere of 'Unbroken' at Odeon Leicester Square on November 25, 2014 in London, England. 
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He's just your normal teenager. Except he's also a cancer researcher.

Sep 9, 2013
Jack Andraka is just a teenager. But he's already made revolutionary innovations in cancer detection.