Metastatic cancer in the Jurassic

Bruce M. Rothschild*, Brian J. Witzke, Israel Hershkovitz

*Corresponding author for this work

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Recognition of cancer in extreme antiquity has been limited to osteomas in mosasaurs and haemangiomas and growths of unclear origin in dinosaurs. We describe a metastatic cancer in a dinosaur.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)398
Number of pages1
JournalThe Lancet
Issue number9176
StatePublished - 31 Jul 1999


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