James Ewing Rank
About James Ewing
James Ewing’s passion for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer made him one of the disease’s most prolific researchers of the first half of the 20th century.
In 1899, the American pathologist became Cornell University’s first clinical pathology professor. He is known best for discovering Ewing sarcoma, a type of cancer that affects bones or soft tissue.
He is credited with being instrumental in the establishments of the American Association for Cancer Research and American Cancer Society.
For two years, from the age of 14, he was bedridden due to osteomyelitis. He was an alumnus of Amherst College and the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New York.
He died on 16 May 1943 aged 76.
His book, “Neoplastic Diseases: A Text-Book on Tumours”, was a breakthrough in modern oncology.
James Ewing Rank
James Ewing's Popularity
James Ewing was a famous American pathologist, who was born on December 25, 1866. As a person born on this date, James Ewing is listed in our database as the 90th most popular celebrity for the day (December 25) and the 17th most popular for the year (1866).
People born on December 25 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. James Ewing is the 2474th most popular Capricorn.
Aside from information specific to James Ewing's birthday, James Ewing is the 18219th most famous American.
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