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Prof. Sir Anthony Epstein, discovered Epstein-Barr virus/cancer link
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danny burstein
2024-02-10 05:43:26 UTC
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[the times dot co dot uk]

Professor Sir Anthony Epstein
Pathologist who discovered the first human virus associated with cancer

Saturday February 10 2024, 12.01am, The Times

Anthony Epstein was at a lecture on children's cancers in tropical
Africa given by the Irish "bush surgeon" Denis Burkitt in March 1961 when
he had his eureka moment. "I thought there must be some biological agent
involved with the children's cancers," he told the BBC's Health Check
programme in 2014. "I was working on chicken viruses which cause cancer. I
had virus-inducing tumours at the front of my head. I thought ... [it] was
being carried by some insect vector, or some tic." He recalled thinking
that if viruses could cause cancer in birds, why not in humans?

In September, Epstein visited Burkitt at the Mulago Hospital in
Kampala, Uganda, and began to map the incidence of the tumours that
Burkitt was discovering across...
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2024-02-11 16:14:40 UTC
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Was the late Sir Epstein any distant--or not-as-distant--Brit kin of yours, Louis?

BRYAN STYBLE/Florida
Louis Epstein
2024-02-12 00:22:19 UTC
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Was the late Sir Epstein
I suppose you are being colloquial and not pretending
knights are ever "Sir [surname]"?
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any distant--or not-as-distant--Brit kin of yours, Louis?
Not to my knowledge or belief.
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BRYAN STYBLE/Florida
Now why didn't D.S. Barr pick up this story?
(I have no idea if Sir Anthony's colleague
was kin to him).

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David Samuel Barr
2024-02-12 02:53:16 UTC
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Was the late Sir Epstein
I suppose you are being colloquial and not pretending
knights are ever "Sir [surname]"?
Post by ***@gmail.com
any distant--or not-as-distant--Brit kin of yours, Louis?
Not to my knowledge or belief.
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BRYAN STYBLE/Florida
Now why didn't D.S. Barr pick up this story?
(I have no idea if Sir Anthony's colleague
was kin to him).
Because it was about Sir Anthony Epstein,
not about Yvonne Barr (no relation)
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2024-02-12 02:59:46 UTC
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You're correct, as per usual, Louis.

But my colloquialism was not intentional; meant to type Sir Anthony, but neglected to do so.

Realize you're not a big sports guy, Louis, but nonetheless hope your team--if you have one in this LVIII Super Bowl iteration--displays superior play (rather than ending up the beneficiaries of the other squad's major miscues).
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STYBLE/Florida
Louis Epstein
2024-02-12 20:19:39 UTC
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You're correct, as per usual, Louis.
But my colloquialism was not intentional; meant to type Sir Anthony, but neglected to do so.
Realize you're not a big sports guy, Louis, but nonetheless hope your team--if you have one in this LVIII Super Bowl iteration--displays superior play (rather than ending up the beneficiaries of the other squad's major miscues).
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STYBLE/Florida
I annually make a point of paying absolutely no attention
to the championship game of a sport I was brought up to
hate by my soccer-loving Norwegian mother.

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