Prostate cancer found in 2,200-year-old mummy

Published on January 30th, 2012 | by Admin


Prostate cancer has been discovered in an Egyptian mummy which dates back 2,200 years.

AUC professor Salima Ikram, a member of the team that studied the mummy in Portugal for two years, said Sunday the mummy was of a man who died in his forties.

She said this was the second oldest known case of prostate cancer.

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Story: AP | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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