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2010-01-25 12:59:37

Researchers at Moores Cancer Center at the University of California, San Diego and colleagues have found that prostate cancer treatments varied significantly between county hospitals and private providers.

2009-11-24 07:30:48

Low-income children who don't access health care from the same place or provider over the long term are significantly more likely to have unmet health care needs compared with those do, according to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics.

2009-09-16 10:07:00


2009-09-15 09:32:08

The latest edition of Cancer Facts & Figures for Hispanics/Latinos reports that Hispanic/Latino Americans –the largest, fastest-growing, and youngest minority in the United States—have a unique cancer risk profile that requires a targeted approach to cancer prevention.

2009-09-10 10:04:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama's vision for health care reform will provide more security and stability to those who have health insurance.

2009-08-20 12:20:00

Hospitals that treat more black cancer patients have worse survival rates on average for patients with breast and colon cancer, regardless of race, according to a new study from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.

2009-08-03 10:24:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2009-07-29 11:17:35

The latest findings of the North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project reveal potential new targets for reducing racial disparities in prostate cancer survival and highlight the importance of the health care delivery system.

2009-06-26 00:49:09

A drop in colorectal cancer incidence seen throughout the United States has not occurred among people living in poorer communities, researchers said. American Cancer Society epidemiologists examined colorectal cancer incidence trends from 1995-2004 from 19 cancer registries covering about 53 percent of the U.S.

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  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.