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NBC NEWS Skeleton 3,200 years old found with cancer

Photo from NBC NEWS of 3,200 year old skeleton found with cancer
Photo from NBC NEWS of 3,200 year old skeleton found with cancer
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NBC NEWS:

Archaeologists Find 3,200-Year-Old Human Skeleton With Cancer

The news article states that archaeologists have discovered a human male skeleton who was riddled with cancer, dating somewhere around 1200 B.C. that was aged between 25 to 35 years old at the time of his death.

This scientific discovery is of great importance to the medical field because of the fact that he died with cancer showing that even hundreds of years ago people contracted cancer.

The article does not state the reasons why he contracted cancer but the skeleton is being examined and hopefully they will find new information to help with modern day cancer patients.