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4 October 2013

Dr John Higginson (1922 – 2013)

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is deeply saddened by the passing away of Dr John Higginson.
An internationally esteemed researcher, Dr Higginson had a special place at IARC and was highly appreciated. In July 1966, Dr Higginson was appointed the first director and he played a critical role in shaping the then-nascent Agency with his vision for inter-disciplinary research including epidemiology, biostatistics and laboratory sciences. He served as director of IARC until 1981.Open PDF with Information
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Published in section: IARC News

Publication date: 4 October, 2013, 0:00

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