Warren Henry Cole
was a surgeon who along with Evarts Ambrose Graham
co-developed the process of visualizing the gall bladder with X-rays by using contrast media, a process used in the diagnosis of gall bladder disease, in 1924. Born in Clay Center, Kansas
in 1898 Cole received his M.D.
from Washington University School of Medicine
, and served on the faculty for several years. Cole left Washington University in 1936 to serve as a professor at University of Illinois Chicago
a position he held for 30 years. He served as president of the American Cancer Society
from 1959-1960. He was a pioneer in the field of adjunctive treatments for surgical cancer patients.
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