The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

What did her doctors need to ask for her family's permission to remove tissue samples after her death? How did Day initially respond to the request ?

Part 2. Chapter 12 

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Doctors didn't need permission to take or use cells from a living person, but permission was required after death. Day initially refused permission for an autopsy to be performed on Henrietta, but later gave permission for a partial autopsy. 


The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks