News BMJ Group Lifetime Achievement Award

Professor Michael Kew

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b5548 (Published 30 December 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b5548

Michael Kew, now emeritus professor at the University of Cape Town, has devoted 40 years of his career as a doctor and scientist to finding the cause of liver cancer, which accounts for the greatest number of deaths from cancer in sub-Saharan Africa, and how to prevent it.

In addition to working to improve the health of black South Africans as …

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