James Ewing

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Birthday
25, 1866
Birthplace
New York
DEATH DATE
May 16, 1943 (76)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
25, 1866
Birthplace
New York
DEATH DATE
May 16, 1943 (76)

About

Pathologist who is credited with discovering a type of bone tumor which is now known as Ewing's sarcoma. He was also the first Professor of pathology at Cornell University.

Before Fame

He attended Amherst College and the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New York.

Trivia

Although he discovered a cancer of the tissue he himself died from bladder cancer at the age of 76.

Family Life

He grew up in Pittsburgh.

Associated With

He and fellow pathologist Thomas Hodgkin were both active in the 19th century.