Francis Peyton Rous

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Nobel Prize Winner

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"for his discovery of tumour-inducing viruses" (1966, Cancer, Virus)


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Ellen Rous
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Phoebe Rous
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"for his discovery of tumour-inducing viruses" (1966, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, tumor-inducing virus)
For invaluable contributions of new knowledge about the causes of cancers, the source of antibodies and the mechanism of blood cell generation and destruction in human beings. (1958, Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research)
For the original discovery and continued elaboration of the relationship between viruses and tumors, which has come to form the biologic base for so much of our present research effort on cancer. (1965, National Medal of Science for Biological Sciences)

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