Percivall Pott and the Chimney Sweeps' Cancer
The English surgeon Percivall Pott (1714-1788) was the first to establish a causal link between cancer and exposure to a substance in the ...
English Physician and Surgeon
Percivall Pott was one of eighteenth-century's preeminent physicians and surgeons. In a time which predated surgical specialization, he ma...
Percival Pott was a highly successful and influential 18th-century London surgeon. Pott, who was born in London, was one of the first physicians to describe many medical conditions, some of which now ...