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Latest Leighton Hospital Prostate Cancer Support Group Stories

2008-06-24 02:30:27

By Emma King Prostate cancer campaigner Gary Steele has helped raise more than pounds200,000 over the past nine years to help the NHS support and treat sufferers across South Cheshire. Gary, who has devoted his life to raising awareness of prostate cancer since he was first diagnosed in 1999, is the chairman of Leighton Hospital Prostate Cancer Support Group. The group's latest donation to Leighton Hospital will ensure that surgeons are trained using the most up-to-date equipment. Last...


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  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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