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2009-03-09 14:01:51

Minimally invasive 'lumpectomy' -- as effective as surgery -- preserves sexual and urinary function; related study shows 3-D mapping biopsy changed patients' management 70 percent of the time The so-called "male lumpectomy""”a minimally invasive interventional radiology treatment for prostate cancer"”is as effective as surgery in destroying diseased tumors and can be considered a first-line treatment for patients of all risk levels and particularly those who have failed radiation,...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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