Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1966
Peyton Rous, Charles B. Huggins

Share this:

Charles B. Huggins - Facts

Charles Brenton Huggins

Charles Brenton Huggins

Born: 22 September 1901, Halifax, Canada

Died: 12 January 1997, Chicago, IL, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Chicago, Ben May Laboratory for Cancer Research, Chicago, IL, USA

Prize motivation: "for his discoveries concerning hormonal treatment of prostatic cancer"

Field: endocrinology, medical oncology

Prize share: 1/2

Share this:
To cite this page
MLA style: "Charles B. Huggins - Facts". Nobel Media AB 2014. Web. 22 Dec 2014. <>


Try to save some patients and learn about human blood types!


All you want to know about the Medicine Prize!


Read more about the Medicine Prize during the past century