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

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

2,250-year-old Egyptian mummy had prostate cancer

I thought this article was interesting, with Movember underway and all: A CT-scan performed on a 2,250-year-old Egyptian mummy has revealed that the deceased suffered from prostate cancer. Now an international research team has diagnosed what ailed M1: the oldest known case of prostate cancer in ancient Egypt and the second

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