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2014-07-04 23:02:25

Deaths from mesothelioma and other rare cancers now account for more than half of the cancer deaths in the UK, even though they make up less than half of those diagnosed. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 A new report from a British organization that represents rare cancer charities says cancers like mesothelioma now account for 54% of cancer deaths in the UK – a new high for the country. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted details of the new report on their website. Click here to...

2014-06-27 23:02:29

The Firm is investigating morcellator lawsuits on behalf of women who allegedly experienced the spread of uterine sarcomas and other cancers due to the use of power morcellators in gynecological surgeries. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 As it continues its investigation of hysterectomy cancer lawsuits (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) on behalf of women who allegedly experienced the spread of uterine cancers due to power morcellators, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that...

2014-06-25 11:27:24

University of Minnesota Gene partnership may be fueling cancer spread in as much as 20 percent of cancers A key cancer-causing gene, responsible for up to 20 percent of cancers, may have a weak spot in its armor, according to new research from the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota. The partnership of MYC, a gene long linked to cancer, and a non-coding RNA, PVT1, could be the key to understanding how MYC fuels cancer cells. The research is published in the latest issue...

2014-06-25 08:31:35

Oral Cancer Detection Test For Primary Care Physicians GARDEN CITY, N.Y., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium HealthCare Inc. (MHCC) through its subsidiary, Millennium Medical Devices LLC, has an exclusive agreement with CDx Diagnostics to distribute its OralCDx brush biopsy test kit. OralCDx is a non-invasive test that is used to test dysplasia (the small white and red tissue spots commonly found in the mouth) to rule out precancerous change. The test has previously been...

2014-06-17 23:01:58

The Firm is reviewing potential power morcellator lawsuits on behalf of women who experienced the spread of uterine sarcoma and other cancers allegedly due to uterine morcellation. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 As hysterectomy cancer lawsuits (http://wrww.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) mount in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that the controversy surrounding the use of power morcellators in gynecological surgeries has begun to escalate in advance of a planned U.S....

2014-06-10 23:01:05

New recommendations published in JACN emphasize a plant-based diet to reduce the risk of several types of cancer. WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Six dietary guidelines – more aggressive than previous cancer prevention advice will be unveiled in the June 30 issue of the Journal of the American College of Nutrition. The cancer prevention guidelines, emphasizing a diet rich in plant-based foods, such as soy beans and cruciferous, allium, and carotenoid vegetables, are based on the...

2014-06-08 23:01:42

World experts specializing in education on Lynch syndrome hereditary cancers will be presenting at a one day conference facilitated by Lynch Syndrome International and Creighton University Health Sciences, Continuing Education at the Buena Vista Palace, in Orlando, Florida on June 21st. Vacaville, California (PRWEB) June 08, 2014 World experts will converge on Orlando, Florida on Saturday, June 21st, presenting a one day comprehensive conference on Lynch syndrome hereditary cancers,...

2014-05-31 23:05:27

The Firm is evaluating hysterectomy cancer lawsuits on behalf of women who allegedly experienced the spread of uterine sarcoma or other cancers due to power morcellation in gynecological surgery. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 As morcellator lawsuits (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) continue to mount in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a medical group in Europe has announced plans to undertake a review of the uterine cancer risks potentially associated...

2014-05-28 16:26:55

Educational and Awareness Raising Events Scheduled throughout the Month of June NEW YORK, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cancer Research Institute (CRI) is pleased to host its second annual Cancer Immunotherapy Month in June, aimed at increasing awareness of cancer immunotherapy, also known as immuno-oncology, a class of cancer treatment that mobilizes the immune system to fight the disease. Immunotherapy was named Science magazine's 2013 Breakthrough of the Year, and is anticipated once...

2014-05-28 04:24:16

Canadians need to protect themselves more from dangerous ultraviolet rays TORONTO, May 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Melanoma skin cancer is one of the fastest rising of all cancers in Canada; Canadians need to do more to protect themselves from damaging ultraviolet (UV) radiation, according to a special report on skin cancer. Canadian Cancer Statistics 2014 was released today by the Canadian Cancer Society in partnership with the Public Health Agency of Canada and Statistics Canada. Skin...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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