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Newspapers report that cancer is caused by a virus

F. Frank LeFever flefever at ix.netcom.com
Sun Feb 14 23:09:35 EST 1999


SOME cancers are caused by SOME viri.  Among important advances in the
past 88 years is an incredibly more detailed understanding of cell
physiology and especially (unkown 88 years ago) of DNA, complexities of
gene expression, gene alteration, etc., etc.

F. LeFever



In <v04011700b2eca8874577@[146.226.4.215]> rhall at uvi.edu (Richard Hall)
writes: 
>
>Typical of Carol T.  Two events define the progress 88 years.  And as
>usual, she focuses on the least irrelevant.
>
>rlh
>
>At 5:02 PM +0000 2/14/99, ATeasd5941 wrote:
>>February 14th * 1999 *
>> (Re: Polio Vaccines)
>>Possible Cancer Link found between 1960's SV40  and todays tumours.
>>There is a  that the ' possible' cancer causing virus came from
monkeys!
>>
>>January 21st * 1911 *
>>Newspapers report that cancer is caused by a virus. Dr Fransis
>> Peyon Rous of the Rockfeller Institute in New York successfully
>> transferred a cancerous growth from a chicken into healthy hens.
>>A chemical or microbe may be considered.
>>
>>So what's new 87 years later ?  Such is the advance of science.
>>
>>
>>Carol T
>
>Richard Hall
>Comparative Animal Physiologist
>Division of Sciences and Mathematics
>University of the Virgin Islands
>St. Thomas, USVI  00802
>
>809-693-1386
>rhall at uvi.edu




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