Scans of Medieval Skeletons Show Cancer Has Been Common Longer Than We Thought | Gizmodo

97acdf30f659eb91c0e1c96504cb8bca Scans of Medieval Skeletons Show Cancer Has Been Common Longer Than We Thought | Gizmodo

Cancer may have been a bigger menace in medieval times than previously assumed, new research this week suggests. The study, based on X-ray and CT scans of preserved bones, estimates that around one in every 10 residents of medieval Britain died with cancer in their body.

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