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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.


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'.