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2005-11-01 12:15:00

By Martha Kerr MONTREAL (Reuters Health) - Women have a better survival rate than men in early stage lung cancers, regardless of treatment or even lack of treatment. The findings, from a nearly 10-year review of Medicare records, were presented here at the annual meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians. Dr. Juan P. Wisnievsky and colleagues at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York collected a population-based sample from the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results registry...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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