TITLE

Rous, Francis Peyton

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Rous, Francis Peyton (1879-1970) was an American medical researcher. He won the 1966 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for his research on cancer-producing viruses. Rous shared the prize with the Canadian-born American surgeon Charles Brenton Huggins, who worked independently to discover the role hormones play in the growth of certain forms of cancer.
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37309466

 

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