Beasley dies of pancreatic cancer

Beasley dies of pancreatic cancer
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POSTED: Monday, August 27, 2012 - 6:30am

UPDATED: Monday, August 27, 2012 - 6:44am

Dr. Palmer Beasley was instrumental in linking liver cancer, hepatitis B

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

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