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Latest Edward Partridge Stories

2010-03-05 12:59:22

Men who undergo prostate-cancer screening should discuss with a doctor the uncertainties, risks and benefits of the test before it is performed.

2009-04-02 12:08:12

The new study looked at a screening regimen that combines ultrasound and a blood test for CA-125, a marker for women's cancer.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.