Who is the father of chemotherapy?

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Bhavani Prasad.V's picture

Answer: 

A German bacteriologist, Paul Ehrlich from Frankfurt is the Father of Chemotherapy.

Reference:- http://www.jaypeebrothers.com/pdf/his_med_bio.pdf

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Bhavani Prasad.V

VOLETI VIJAYA KUMAR's picture

Answer: 
Dr. Paul Ehrlich was the first person to treat disease using chemicals. Before him medical treatments were broad spectrum. He fathered the idea that a medical treatment could be custom made to target the specific cause (syphillis in this case) of disease. Chemotherapy is the treatment of disease through customized chemical compounds which have specific biological targets and do not attack the entire organism which contains the target. Read more: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Why_Paul_Ehrlich_is_known_as_the_father_of_che...

VIJAYA KUMAR.VOLETI M.Pharmacy

Asst Professor

Raos college of Pharamcy

Nellore

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