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CT scans of Egyptian mummies reveal oldest known cases of breast cancer and multiple myeloma

(University of Granada) An international research team has established that the woman with breast cancer died around 2000 B.C., while the man with multiple myeloma died around 1800 B.C.
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

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