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Who was the first person to have a Brain tumor?

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Wiki User
02/11/2015

There were probably cave men that had brain tumors. Ancient Egyptians did attempt brain surgery.

Wiki User
08/21/2014

There is know way to tell who was the first person to have a brain tumor because most tumors went undetected in the days before x-rays and MRIs. In 1884, Mr. Rickman J. Godlee performed the first resection of a brain tumor.