Huggins, Charles Brenton


1901–1997 Canadian/ American physician who invented hormonal therapy of cancer.

Keywords: hormonal therapy; cancer; prostate cancer; breast cancer; Ben May laboratory

Further Reading

Huggins C (1966) Endocrine‐induced regression of cancers. Nobel Lecture, 13 December.

Huggins C and Hodges CV (1941) Studies on prostatic cancer. Cancer Research 1: 293–297.

Liao S (1997) Obituary. JAMA 278(18): 1545.

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Martensen, Robert L(Mar 2003) Huggins, Charles Brenton. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0002836]