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2011-08-15 14:41:00

OSCEOLA, Ind., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tatum Ink -- One of every 41 U.S. women will be diagnosed with uterine cancer in her lifetime. More than half will be 50 to 69 years old. In 2006, freelance journalist Rita Tatum, author of Sass cancer Back: Living with Spirit (Xlibris: 2011), became one of them. Uterine cancer, also called endometrial cancer, starts in the uterus' inner lining. When caught in early stages, it's highly curable. Five-year survival drops to between 15 and 25...

2011-06-16 07:00:00

MIAMI, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Drs. Nicholas C. Lambrou and Troy A. Gatcliffe are pleased to announce the opening of GYN Oncology of Miami. Fellowship trained in gynecologic oncology, Drs. Lambrou and Gatcliffe are specialists in the surgical and medical care of women's reproductive cancers. The new practice provides comprehensive gynecology services to women in South Florida and the Caribbean region from two convenient office locations in the Medical Arts Buildings of South Miami...

2011-06-06 16:39:00

PITTSBURGH, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Bradley Monk of the Creighton University School of Medicine presented a new gynecologic cancer study at the 2011 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Symposium, June 5th in Chicago, Illinois. The study, titled, Acquired Drug Resistance in Gynecologic Cancer Detected by an In Vitro Assay, begins to answer the question of whether ChemoFx® Drug Response Marker test results taken in the primary setting can be...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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