MDCT helps in detecting prostate cancer in 2200 year old mummy
Researchers subjected the mummy to MDCT scans, which revealed round and dense tumours between its pelvis and lumbar spine and these bone lesions were considered very suggestive of metastatic prostate cancer. An interesting question was raised by this finding-as commonly environmental factors and modern lifestyle are known to be risk factors for cancers, but finding cancer in this old mummy possibly points to genetic origin being more predominant.
Read more: Daily Mail UK
MDCT helps in detecting prostate cancer in 2200 year old mummy Reviewed by Sumer Sethi on Tuesday, February 07, 2012 Rating: