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2006-04-13 09:48:12

By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For patients newly diagnosed with bladder cancer, delays of more than 3 months after the initial diagnosis to surgery results in decreased survival, a study shows. "There currently are no standardized guidelines for the appropriate timing of cystectomy" (surgical removal of the bladder), Dr. Cheryl T. Lee from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan told Reuters Health. "However, there is growing evidence that cystectomy should be...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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