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Henrietta Lacks HeLa Cells. Danielle Hickman. Henrietta Lacks. Born in Roanoke,Va August 1, 1920 Loretta Pleasant No one knows where Henrietta came from. How did Henrietta end up in Clover?. Henrietta’s mother died giving birth to her 10 th child.

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Henrietta lacks hela cells

Henrietta LacksHeLa Cells

Danielle Hickman


Henrietta lacks

Henrietta Lacks

  • Born in Roanoke,Va

  • August 1, 1920

  • Loretta Pleasant

  • No one knows where Henrietta

    came from


How did henrietta end up in clover

How did Henrietta end up in Clover?

  • Henrietta’s mother died giving birth to her 10th child.

  • 10 children divided up between relatives.

  • Clover, VA


1 st cousin

1st Cousin

  • How did David Lacks end up with Henrietta’s grandfather?

  • Shared a room since they were 4


How old was she when she started bearing children

How old was she when she started bearing children?

  • 14

  • 1st Child (Lawrence)

  • Lucile Elsie Pleasant

    (4 years later)


Marriage

Marriage

  • Married April 10, 1941

  • Henrietta 20

  • David 25

  • Cheater?


Children

Children

  • 5 children

  • Lawrence

  • Lucile Elsie

  • David Jr.

  • Deborah

  • Joseph


How did she discover the knot

How did she discover the knot?

  • Hospital January 29, 1951

  • “I got a knot on my womb. The doctor need to have a look.


Diagnosed

Diagnosed

  • Cancer?

  • Age 30


Doctor

Doctor

  • George Gey


Henrietta lacks hela cells

HeLa?

  • HEnrietta

  • LAcks


Culture medium

Culture Medium

  • What is it?

  • How did he make it?


Cells

Cells

  • Non cancerous cells

  • Cancerous cells

  • doubled


Treatment

Treatment

  • Radium

  • Radiation


More children

More Children?

  • Treatment made unfertile

  • Scared of hysterectomy


Mitosis

Mitosis

  • What is mitosis?


How did hela help

How did HeLa help?

  • Johnas Stalk


Before death

Before Death

  • Tumors everywhere

  • Pain Level?

  • Restraints


Death

Death

  • October 4, 1951

  • 12:15am


Burial

Burial

  • Major storm!


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