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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. Emmanuel Akinyemi and his associates reviewed the medical records of 177 patients with colorectal cancer treated at Coney Island Hospital in Brooklyn, which, according to Akinyemi, serves a multi-ethnic population. The team reported their...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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