Jane C. Wright

Jane C. Wright

American oncologist

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Jane Cooke Wright was a pioneering cancer researcher and surgeon noted for her contributions to chemotherapy. In particular, Wright is credited with developing the technique of using human tissue culture rather than laboratory mice to test the effects of potential drugs on cancer cells. She also pioneered the use of the drug methotrexate to treat breast cancer and skin cancer . Wright grew up in a medical dynasty and had many privileges that allowed her to obtain many successes in the medical field.

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Smith College
Smith College

Private women's liberal arts college in Massachusetts

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New York Medical College
New York Medical College

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New York University
New York University

Private research university in New York City

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#1580 World Rank
Medical

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