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2011-07-16 00:00:37

Dr. Joel Gelman, Director of the Center for Reconstructive Urology, located at UC, Irvine Medical Center, is a leading expert in male urologic reconstruction. According to Dr. Gelman, when there is the loss of penile, urethral, or scrotal tissues, skin and structures from other parts of the body and be transferred to the area of loss to restore function. Orange, CA (PRWEB) July 15, 2011 A California woman is accused of drugging her husband, tying him to the bed, then cutting off his penis...

2011-05-06 11:00:00

ORANGE, Calif., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new effort led by a University of California, Irvine Medical Center oncologist seeks to improve cancer survival for adolescents and young adults. Dr. Leonard S. Sender has long advocated changing the approach oncologists take when treating patients and survivors aged 15 to 39. Today, he and like-minded oncologists launch the Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology, a peer-reviewed journal with Sender as editor-in-chief that...

2010-12-15 00:00:43

According to Dr. Joel Gelman, an internationally recognized expert in urethral stricture disease and Director of the Center for Reconstructive Urology at UC, Irvine Medical Center, urethral strictures can now be cured with up to a 98+% success rate with urethral reconstruction, including novel techniques recently reported at the 2010 American Urological Association Western Section Meeting. However, Dr. Gelman noted that men with urethral strictures continue to be advised to have their...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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