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  • In 1910, four years before Boveri had published his theory, Peyton Rous, working at the Rockefeller Institute, had demonstrated that cancer in chickens could be caused by a virus, soon to be named the Rous sarcoma virus, or RSV.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • By the early 1990s, the discoveries of cancer biology had thus traversed the gap between the chicken tumors of Peyton Rous and real human cancers.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • By the early 1990s, the discoveries of cancer biology had thus traversed the gap between the chicken tumors of Peyton Rous and real human cancers.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • The grandfather of this theory was Peyton Rous, a stooping, white-haired chicken virologist who had been roosting quietly in a laboratory at the Rockefeller Institute in New York until he was dragged out of relative oblivion in the 1960s.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • In 1909 note that date: Halsted had just wrapped up his study of the mastectomy; Neely was yet to advertise his “reward” for the cure for cancer, then a thirty-year-old scientist freshly launching his lab at the Rockefeller Institute, Peyton Rous had been brought a tumor growing on the back of a hen of a black-and-white species of chicken called Plymouth Rock.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • In 1910, four years before Boveri had published his theory, Peyton Rous, working at the Rockefeller Institute, had demonstrated that cancer in chickens could be caused by a virus, soon to be named the Rous sarcoma virus, or RSV.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Peyton Rous was rehabilitated into the scientific mainstream and levitated into permanent scientific sainthood.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • In 1909 note that date: Halsted had just wrapped up his study of the mastectomy; Neely was yet to advertise his “reward” for the cure for cancer, then a thirty-year-old scientist freshly launching his lab at the Rockefeller Institute, Peyton Rous had been brought a tumor growing on the back of a hen of a black-and-white species of chicken called Plymouth Rock.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • The grandfather of this theory was Peyton Rous, a stooping, white-haired chicken virologist who had been roosting quietly in a laboratory at the Rockefeller Institute in New York until he was dragged out of relative oblivion in the 1960s.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Peyton Rous was rehabilitated into the scientific mainstream and levitated into permanent scientific sainthood.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

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