Quotes by Charles Brenton Huggins

About Charles Brenton Huggins:

Charles Brenton Huggins was a Canadian-American physician, physiologist and cancer researcher at the University of Chicago specializing in prostate cancer. He was awarded the 1966 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for discovering in 1941 that hormones could be used to control the spread of some cancers. This was the first discovery that showed that cancer could be controlled by chemicals.

Author Bio

  • NameCharles Brenton Huggins
  • DescriptionAmerican physiologist
  • BornSeptember 22, 1901
  • DiedJanuary 12, 1997
  • CountryCanada
  • ProfessionPhysiologist; Oncologist
  • AwardsNobel Prize In Physiology Or Medicine; Order Of Merit For Arts And Science