An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15957 entries, 13939 authors and 1935 subjects. Updated: February 16, 2024

HUGGINS, Charles Brenton

2 entries
  • 4276

Studies on prostatic cancer. I. The effect of castration, of estrogen, and of androgen injection on serum phosphatases in metastatic carcinoma of the prostate.

Cancer Res., 1, 293-97, 1941.

Huggins was awarded the 1966 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for discovering in 1941 that hormones could be used to control the spread of some cancers. This was the first discovery that showed that cancer could be controlled by chemicals.



Subjects: ONCOLOGY & CANCER › Carcinoma, UROLOGY › Prostate
  • 4276.1

Bilateral adrenalectomy in prostatic cancer; clinical features and urinary excretion of 17-ketosteroids and estrogen.

Ann. Surg., 122, 1031-41, 1945.

Adrenalectomy for carcinoma of the prostate.



Subjects: ONCOLOGY & CANCER › Carcinoma, UROLOGY › Prostate