Tuesday, 31 January 2012
Ancient Mummy Cancer
The genetics-environment question is key to understanding cancer. ancient mummy cancer,
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. 2700 skeleton king Russia,
She said this was the second oldest known case of prostate cancer. ancient popcorn,
"Living conditions in ancient times were very different; there were no pollutants or modified foods, which leads us to believe that the disease is not necessarily only linked to industrial factors," she said.
A statement from AUC says the oldest known case came from a 2,700 year-old skeleton of a king in Russia.