Cancer Surgery 5000 Years Ago

this is an image showing ancient Egyptian drawings. It is used as a featured image in an article by Dr Suraj Manjunath on Cancer Surgery 5000 years ago

Cancer has existed since time immemorial. The earliest written description of cancer is in an ancient Egyptian text on surgery written around 3000 B.C.  The text is called the Edwin Smith papyrus (named after Edwin Smith, an American dealer of antiquities who bought it from its Egyptian owner in 1862). The Edwin Smith papyrus is … Read more