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Rowley at the White House in August 2009
|Born||April 5, 1925
New York City
|Died||December 17, 2013
|Known for||Identified chromosomal translocation as the cause of leukemia and other cancers|
Janet Davison Rowley (April 5, 1925 - December 17, 2013) was an American geneticist. She was the first scientist to identify a chromosomal translocation as the cause of leukemia and other cancers in humans.
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- "Janet Rowley, cancer genetics researcher dies at 88". Huffington Post.com. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/18/janet-rowley-dead-cancer-genetics-dies_n_4467019.html. Retrieved December 18, 2013.