Beasley dies of pancreatic cancer
POSTED: Monday, August 27, 2012 - 5:30am
UPDATED: Monday, August 27, 2012 - 5:44am
Dr. Palmer Beasley was instrumental in linking liver cancer, hepatitis B
Houston — The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Epidemiologist R. Palmer Beasley, whose pivotal research on hepatitis B in Taiwan first linked the virus to liver cancer, died Saturday of pancreatic cancer at his Houston home. He was 76.
Beasley's research on hepatitis B in Taiwan first linked the virus to liver cancer. To read more on this story, head to The Houston Chronicle's website: http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/Dr-Palmer-Beasley-was-instrumental-in-linking-3816791.php