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 ...
Dinosaur diagnosis of osteosarcoma highlights evolutionary history of cancer
By Michael Woodhead
4 Aug 2020