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oncology researcher

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.


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.


  • Other Work

    • 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).


  • Other Interests

    Painting, sketching, gardening.


Married Kazimiera Karkucinska, october 19, 1952. Children; Iwona, Tomasz.

Franciszek Chorazy

Paulina (Jozefaciuk) Chorazy

Kazimiera Karkucinska