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Arno Erik Erkki Saxen

Arno Erik Erkki Saxen, Finnish pathologist, epidemiologist. award Finnish Academy Science. Member International Council Societies Patology (president), International Association Cancer Registries (secretary-general 1979-1984), Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia, Finnish Cancer Registry (director).

Background

  • Saxen, Arno Erik Erkki was born on August 23, 1921 in Helsinki, Finland. Son of Arno and Katri (Palmroth) Saxen.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine University Helsinki, 1948, professor pathology, 1960.

    Career

    • Chief pathologist Central Institute Radiotherapy, Helsinki, 1949-1959. Research fellow National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, 1951-1952. Professor, head department pathology, Laboratory Pathology, University Helsinki, 1960-1986.

      Council member World Health Organization Expert Advisory Board Cancer, since 1959. President International Academy Pathology, 1983-1986.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Decorated Liberty Cross IV. Recipient Honorary award Finnish Academy of Sciences, 1978.

      Commander Order of Lion of Finland, 1969. Maude Abbott Lecture.

    Membership

    Member International Council Societies Patology (president), International Association Cancer Registries (secretary-general 1979-1984), Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia, Finnish Cancer Registry (director).

    Connections

    • Married Eva Paula Margareta Ryti, 1947. Children– Irma, Anja, Aino, Tuovi.
    • father: Arno Saxen
    • mother: Katri (Palmroth) Saxen
    • spouse: Eva Paula Margareta Ryti
    • children: Irma Saxen
    • Anja Saxen
    • Aino Saxen
    • Tuovi Saxen
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    Born August 23, 1921
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