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[dinosaur] Centrosaurus diagnosed with malignant bone cancer




Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com

A new paper not yet mentioned:

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Seper Ekhtiari, Kentaro Chiba, Snezana Popovic, Rhianne Crowther, Gregory Wohl, Andy Kin On Wong, Darren H. Tanke, Danielle M. Dufault, Olivia D. Geen, Naveen Parasu, Mark A. Crowther & David C. Evans (2020)
First case of osteosarcoma in a dinosaur: a multimodal diagnosis.
The Lancet Oncology 21(8): 1021-1022
doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S1470-2045(20)30171-6 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1470204520301716

also:

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanonc/article/PIIS1470-2045(20)30171-6/fulltext


Here we report the first confirmed finding of an osteosarcoma in a dinosaur: a specimen of Centrosaurus apertus, a herbivorous ceratopsian (horned) dinosaur from the Dinosaur Park Formation (AB, Canada) which dates from approximately 77.0-75.5 million years ago.

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Press release with video:

Malignant Cancer Diagnosed in a Dinosaur for the First Time
McMaster University

https://brighterworld.mcmaster.ca/articles/malignant-cancer-diagnosed-in-a-dinosaur-for-the-first-time/

Video:

https://vimeo.com/443373648ÂÂ

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News:


https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/08/doctors-diagnose-advanced-cancer-dinosaur

https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2020/08/03/us/03reuters-science-dinosaur-cancer.html

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/dinosaurs-suffered-cancer-too-180975467/

https://phys.org/news/2020-08-malignant-cancer-dinosaur.html

https://www.newswise.com/articles/malignant-cancer-diagnosed-in-a-dinosaur-for-the-first-time

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/08/03/first-case-bone-cancer-discovered-dinosaurs-scientists-claim/

https://gizmodo.com/in-a-first-paleontologists-identify-cancer-in-a-dinosa-1844572527

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/08/03/first-case-bone-cancer-discovered-dinosaurs-scientists-claim/




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