Black History Culture : How the ancient world dealt with cancer

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    How the ancient world dealt with cancer


    ... The ancient Egyptians wrote about many magical spells they used to treat cancer-like illnesses, a few of which are described in papyri. Here's one particularly gruesome remedy for what may have been cancer of the uterus: Break up a stone in water, leave it overnight, and then pour it into the vagina. Another treatment described was fumigation: The patient would sit over something that was burning. Still, it's not certain that any of the maladies described were actually cancer, David said ....


    http://thechart.blogs.cnn.com/2010/10/14/how-the-ancient-world-dealt-with-cancer/

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