Denis Parsons Burkitt (1911-1993)

Blazek, Nicole
July 2008
Hem/Onc Today;7/25/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 13, p19
The article highlights the contributions of Denis Parsons Burkitt, a physician, to the field of medicine. Burkitt was born in Enniskillen, Ireland on February 28, 1911. He received his Bachelor's of Medicine degree from Trinity College in 1933. In 1957, Burkitt first encountered the facial tumors, which was later named as the Burkitt's lymphoma. Burkitt's contributions to oncology, nutrition and hematology have resulted in various research.


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