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Eugene Saenger

Dr. Eugene Saenger (March 5, 1917 – September 30, 2007)[1] was an American university professor and physician. A graduate of Harvard University,[1] Saenger was a pioneer in radiation research and nuclear medicine.[2]

He is perhaps best known for the controversial radiation experiments he conducted on human cancer patients during the 1960s and early 70s. In 1994, he was sued by families of the patients. In 1999, a $3.6 million settlement was approved.[2]


  1. ^ a b Thomas H. Maugh, "Eugene Saenger, 90; pioneer in radiation research",Los Angeles Times, October 6, 2007
  2. ^ a b Peggy O'Farrell. Radiology guru Saenger dies. Cincinnati Enquirer. Retrieved on 2007-10-04.

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