Oldest case of leukemia discovered: Prehistoric female skeleton shows signs of this cancer

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/08/150831085609.htm

Scientists have discovered what may well be the oldest known case of leukemia. By means of high-resolution computer tomography, they were able to detect indications of the cancer in an approximately 7000 year old skeleton of a woman who died between 30 and 40 years of age. Any other, similar pathologies could be ruled out.

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