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Denis Parsons Burkitt - bibliography

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Biography

British surgeon, born February 28, 1911, Enniskillen, now Northern Ireland; died March 23, 1993.

Bibliography

  • Eat Right-To Stay Healthy and Enjoy Life More : How Simple Diet Changes Can Prevent Many Common Diseases.
    Paperback. January 1980. Arco Pub.
  • H. Trowell, D. Burkitt, K. Heaton, editors:
    Dietary fibre, fibre-depleted foods and disease.
    London, Academic Press, 1985.
  • D. Burkitt:
    An approach to the reduction of the most common western cancers. The failure of therapy to reduce disease.
    Annals of Surgery, Philadelphia, 1991, 126: 345-347.
  • B. Kellock:
    The fibre man. The life-story of Dr Denis Burkitt.
    Tring, Herts; Lion Publishing, 1985.
  • E. Bendiner:
    A missionary, heart and soul. Hospital Practice, July 15, 1990: 166-186.
  • Stig B. Holmberg:
    Kartlade malignt lymfom hos afrikanska barn – föregångare även inom kostfiberforskningen.
    Läkartidningen, Stockholm, 1991, 88 (50): 4333-4334.
    In the series: Mannen bakom syndromet [The Man Behind the Syndrome].
  • Cliff L. Nelson and Norman J. Temple:
    Tribute to Denis Burkitt. Journal of Medical Biography, 1994, 2 (3): 180-183.

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