Charles B.Huggins

September 22nd

• Charles Brenton Huggins is a Canadian-American surgeon and urologist whose investigations have demonstrated the relationship between hormones and several types of cancer.
• In 1939, Huggins made a very simple deduction that led to the development of new forms of cancer treatment.
• In 1941, he started injecting female sex hormones to neutralize the effects of androgens secreted by the testes.

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