Vietti, Teresa J.

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Vietti, Teresa J. Gender: F
Teresa Jane Vietti
born on 5 November 1927 at 12:10 (= 12:10 PM )
Place Fort Worth, Texas, 32n44, 97w19
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 12°20' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 22°48 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 22°39'


American physician, known as "the mother of pediatric cancer therapy," whose research discovered the genetics of leukemia, new chemotherapy agents and tracked the effects of chemotherapy on childhood cancer survivors. Vietti also wrote about her research and was an editor of the Journal of Pediatric Hematology and a co-editor of Clinical Pediatric Oncology. She published more than 200 peer-reviewed articles and was known to remove her name from some studies so that younger researchers would get greater exposure for their work. Vietti co-authored Clinical Pediatric Oncology (1973). Vietti died on 25 January 2010, aged 82.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.


  • Personal : Birth : Twin, triplet, etc. (Twin sisters)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 82)
  • Vocation : Education : Researcher (Medical)
  • Vocation : Medical : Physician
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (Genetics of leukemia, etc)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession ("Mother of pediatric cancer therapy")