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2005-07-06 17:18:04

BOSTON - A team of researchers led by scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have discovered a genetic abnormality in the cells of some advanced melanoma patients that worsens their chances of survival, but also might be a target of future drug attack against the dangerous skin cancer. Dana-Farber's Levi Garraway, MD, PhD, and William Sellers, MD, the paper's first and senior authors, and their colleagues will report their findings in the July 7 issue of the journal Nature. "By...


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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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