Peyton Rous

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Noun1.Peyton Rous - United States pathologist who discovered viruses that cause tumors (1879-1970)
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Mentors at the Rockefeller Institute had warned Peyton Rous not to waste his career fooling with "the cancer question.
An American physician, Francis Peyton Rous (1879-1970), had occasion to examine a chicken with a tumor.
This is a photograph of Peyton Rous (Francis Peyton Rous, 1879-1970), who in 1909-11 made 2 seminal discoveries that are now the foundation blocks of modern virology and oncology.