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2008-06-25 03:02:17

By Croft, Barbara Y PRESENTATIONS The mission of the Cancer Imaging Program (CIP) of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is to promote and support: (1) cancer- related basic, translational, and clinical research in imaging sciences and technology; and (2) integration and application of these imaging discoveries and developments to the understanding of cancer biology and to the clinical management of cancer and cancer risk. In short, the...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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