Oscar Auerbach was an American pathologist and medical educator who significantly helped tie cigarette smoking to cancer.
About Oscar Auerbach
Pathologist who was the first to discover that smoking cigarettes is linked to cancer. He was the first to take the evidence against smoking beyond statistical studies.
Oscar Auerbach Before Fame
He received his MD from New York Medical college in 1929.
Achievement of Oscar Auerbach
He conducted research in smoking that appears in the 1964 Surgeon General's report.
Oscar Auerbach Family Life
He met his future wife while studying in Vienna.
Associations of Oscar Auerbach
He was influenced by Madame Curie.
Information related to Oscar Auerbach
- Health effects of tobacco smoking - Tobacco use has predominantly negative effects on human health and concern about health effects of tobacco has a long history. Research has focused primarily on cigarette tobacco smoking. Tobacco smoke contains more than 70 chemicals that cause cancer.
- American pathologists
- 20th-century American physicians