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2013-12-18 11:12:18

Men with Hodgkin lymphoma who want to become fathers after their cancer treatment have greatly increased chances of doing so if they have frozen and stored semen samples beforehand, according to research published online today (Wednesday) in Europe's leading reproductive medicine journal Human Reproduction. In the first study to investigate the impact on fatherhood of freezing semen prior to cancer treatment, researchers questioned 902 male survivors of Hodgkin lymphoma in five European...

2013-11-23 23:03:23

Harvard researchers have found some important differences between mesothelioma patients based on the cause of their cancer. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) November 23, 2013 A team of top U.S. cancer researchers say people who contract pleural mesothelioma after having chest radiation may fare better in the long run than patients with the more typical asbestos-induced mesothelioma. The study, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology and reported by Surviving Mesothelioma, analyzed the medical...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'