Did cancer exist in the middle ages?

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asked Oct 7, 2017 in Diseases Conditions by nitricsmuth (430 points)
Is cancer a recent thing or did cancer exist in the middle ages years ago?

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answered Oct 8, 2017 by Minty (24,400 points)
Cancer probably did exist in the middle ages but no one probably knew what it really was and many people probably died due to cancer and the doctors back then didn't know cancer existed.

I think cancer did exist but it was probably just recently discovered what the disease actually was/is.

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