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Drug Substitions Due To Shortages Could Prove Harmful For Cancer Patients
2012-12-27 13:20:56

According to new research there is a strong connection between higher rates of relapse in pediatric cancer patients and drug substitutions due to shortages.

2012-06-27 14:19:38

A multicenter trial showed that nearly half of young patients with early-stage Hodgkin lymphoma can be cured without undergoing either irradiation or intensive chemotherapy that would leave them at risk for second cancers, infertility, heart and other problems later.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.