Denis Parsons Burkitt, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Denis Parsons Burkitt

British surgeon

Date of Birth: 28-Feb-1911

Place of Birth: Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Date of Death: 23-Mar-1993

Profession: surgeon, military physician, oncologist

Nationality: United Kingdom

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Denis Parsons Burkitt

  • Denis Parsons Burkitt FRS (28 February 1911 – 23 March 1993) was a surgeon who made significant advances in health, such as the etiology of a pediatric cancer, now called Burkitt's lymphoma, and the finding that the rates of colorectal cancer is higher in those who eat limited dietary fiber.

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