Bernard Fisher (scientist)
|Died||October 17, 2019 (aged 101)|
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Institutions||University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine|
He was Chairman of the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast Project at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. His work helped spot that early-stage breast cancer could be treated better by lumpectomy, in combination with radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and/or hormonal therapy, than by radical mastectomy.
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