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2005-10-31 15:00:07

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - African-Americans are more susceptible to colon cancer at an earlier age than are whites, new study findings suggest, but they are also more likely to have tumors that respond well to treatment if caught early. Dr.


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'.