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2011-12-01 22:30:45

Bright color distinguishes tumor from healthy tissue to improve tumor resection Just 24 hours after Lisa Rek sang at her niece's wedding, her husband Brad was driving her to a local hospital. "The pain got worse. When we got to the emergency room, I said to Brad 'something is just not right,'" Rek remembers. After an MRI showed a suspected tumor, Rek was immediately flown to Seidman Cancer Center at University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center, where Andrew Sloan, MD, diagnosed her...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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