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Mieczyslaw Rajmund Chorazy

Mieczyslaw Rajmund Chorazy, Polish oncology researcher. Recipient award The Alfred Jurzykowski Foundation, New York, 1983.


  • Chorazy, Mieczyslaw Rajmund was born on August 31, 1925 in Janowka, Poland. Son of Franciszek and Paulina (Jozefaciuk) Chorazy.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Medical School, Warsaw, 1951. Doctor of Medicine, Institute Oncology, Warsaw, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, Silesian Medical School, Katowice, Poland, 1961.

      Doctor of Philosophy(honorary), Medical School Bialystok, 2003.


    • Juris assistant Institute of Tuberculosis, Warsaw, 1950-1951. Assistant, adjunct Institute of Oncology, Gliwice, Poland, 1951-1959, head department tumor biology, 1963—1996, associate professor Warsaw, 1970, professor, 1983. Research fellow McArdle Laboratory University Wisconsin, Madison, 1959-1960.

      Research fellow Sloan-Kettering Institute, New York, 1961-1963. Science board Institute Oncology, since 1962, Institute Biochemistry/Biophysics, Warsaw, 1970—1995. Member Central Commission for Evaluation of Science Title and Degree, Warsaw, 1973—1999.

      Member Polish National Commission for United Nations Educational, since 1995.


    • Editorial board: Monographs/Recent Results in Cancer Research, 1961-1981. Co-author: (book) Introduction to Tumor Biology, 1973. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals and publications.


    Vice president Polish Committee for Fight Against Cancer, District Katowice, Gliwice, 1989-1997. Member ecology council, member advisory board to president, Warsaw, 1993-1995. Member of Polish Academy Arts and Sciences, Wilhelm Bernhard Nuclear Workshop (national representative 1975—2001), American Association Cancer Research, European Association Cancer Research (vice president 1985-1989), Polish Academy of Sciences (member presidium since 1981), Polish Oncol.

    Society (honorary; president 1974-1978), Hungarian Oncol. Society (honorary).



    Painting, sketching, gardening.


    • Married Kazimiera Karkucinska, october 19, 1952. Children; Iwona, Tomasz.
    • father: Franciszek Chorazy
    • mother: Paulina (Jozefaciuk) Chorazy
    • spouse: Kazimiera Karkucinska
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    Born August 31, 1925
    • 1951
      Medical School
    • 1958
      Institute Oncology
    • 1961
      Silesian Medical School
    • 2003
      Medical School Bialystok
    • 1950 - 1951
      Jur. assistant, Institute of Tuberculosis
      Warsaw, North Carolina, United States
    • 1951 - 1959
      Gliwice, Poland
    • 1959 - 1960
      research fellow, McArdle Laboratory University Wisconsin
      Madison, Tennessee, United States
    • 1961 - 1963
      research fellow, Sloan-Kettering Institute
      New York, United States
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