Stewart, Sarah

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Title: Stewart, Sarah
Description: Sarah Steward, Ph.D., M.D., former Medical Director of the National Cancer Institute, was a Mexican-American researcher who pioneered the field of viral oncology. She was the first to show that cancer-causing viruses can spread from animal to animal. She and Bernice Eddy co-discovered the first polyoma virus, and Stewart-Eddy polyoma virus is named after them.
Subjects (names): Sarah Stewart
Topics/Categories: Historical -- People
National Cancer Institute -- People
Type: B&W, Photo (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute
AV Number: AV-5000-4345
Date Created: 1971
Date Added: January 1, 2001
Reuse Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and, where possible, the creator listed above.