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2010-10-29 09:35:00

Scientists have discovered that pancreatic cancer develops and spreads more slowly than was previously thought, and therefore allows a longer window of opportunity to catch it and stop it.

2010-10-27 20:42:46

Pancreatic cancer develops and spreads much more slowly than scientists have thought, according to new research from Johns Hopkins investigators.


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'.