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del Regato, Juan A.locked

(01 March 1909–12 June 1999)
  • Edward L. Lach, Jr.


del Regato, Juan A. (01 March 1909–12 June 1999), oncologist, was born Juan Angel del Regato in Camagüey, Cuba, the son of Juan del Regato, an electrical engineer, and Damiana Manzano del Regato. After attending both public and private schools in his native city as well as in Nuevitas and Santa Clara, Cuba, and Mérida, Mexico, he entered the University of Havana in 1926 as a premedical student. In Havana del Regato supported himself by working as an extern, a medical photographer, and later as an X-ray technician, and when the university was forced to close in 1930 because of political unrest, he continued his education at the University of Paris with the financial support of the Cuban League of Cancer....

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