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Oldest Cancer Ever Found Discovered in South Africa, Potentially Challenging Ideas about Disease Options
Daemon
Posted: Sunday, July 31, 2016 5:00:00 AM
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Oldest Cancer Ever Found Discovered in South Africa, Potentially Challenging Ideas about Disease

The oldest malignant cancer ever found has just been discovered. A fossilised human foot bone, found in South Africa and dating back 1.7 million years, seems to be the first evidence of a malignant cancer known in history. The fossil shows signs of  ... More...
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Posted: Sunday, July 31, 2016 10:52:40 AM

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"Researcher Edward Odes, from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, who took part in both studies, said: "Modern medicine tends to assume that cancers and tumours in humans are diseases caused by modern lifestyles and environments. Our studies show the origins of these diseases occurred in our ancient relatives millions of years before modern industrial societies existed." Emphasis FD]

And another favorite modern trope is shot down. Dang! What else can we blame? It must be our fault. It can't just happen on its own. I know! Let's ask a Liberal! They have all the answers...anyone?
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