Breast Cancer History: How the 19th Century Saw Dangers in Womanhood

April 16, 2015 4:00 PM

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Breast Cancer History: How the 19th Century Saw Dangers in Womanhood

This post is in partnership with History Today. The article below was originally published at HistoryToday.com.

Breast cancer in the 19th century was a consistent, if mysterious, killer. It preoccupied many doctors, unable to state with any confidence the disease’s causes, characteristics or cures. While the orthodox medical profession in Britain were broadly agreed on cancer’s ultimate incurability, they wer...

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