About the PALEO-ONCOLOGY RESEARCH ORGANIZATION

   PRO is the scientific research program 

  under ACF dedicated to conducting and facilitating research into the global history of

  cancer through use of bio-archaeological,

     historical, radiological, biomolecular,

         microscopic and macroscopic

                     methods.

Principal Goals of PRO:

Investigate the evolution and epidemiology of cancer and neoplastic diseases throughout history

 

Increase recognition of the existence and impact of cancer in ancient societies

 

Facilitate the development of standardized procedures for the identification and analysis of cancer and other neoplastic diseases in skeletal and mummified human remains

 

Provide open access to multi-disciplinary paleo-oncological resources

 

Provide an open forum to facilitate discussion of paleo-oncological topics and collaboration between researchers from multiple disciplines

 

Provide academic and financial support for research regarding the historic and prehistoric presence of cancer and other diseases

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