Dinosaur diagnosis of osteosarcoma highlights evolutionary history of cancer

Cancers are rooted deeply in the evolutionary history of animals, according to scientists who have discovered the first case of a malignant cancer in a dinosaur. The discovery and diagnosis of an osteosarcoma in the fibula of a Centrosaurus apertu –  a herbivorous horned dinosaur that lived about 77 million years ago – is described by  scientists from ...

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