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2012-05-08 20:55:55

White and affluent women did better than African American and poor women Poor women and African Americans with ovarian cancer are less likely to receive the highest standards of care, leading to worse outcomes than among white and affluent patients, according to a study of 50,000 women presented by UC Irvine´s Dr. Robert Bristow at the Society of Gynecologic Oncology´s annual meeting March 27. “Not all women are benefiting equally from improvements in ovarian cancer...

2012-03-19 11:58:15

People are living longer with and after a cancer diagnosis, making survivorship clinics and programs–as well as official guidelines and practices governing the care of survivors–an important emerging component of modern cancer care. Many institutions are looking to gather these resources into an easily understandable plan for their survivors. "Cancer survivors face a lot of unique and very specific challenges," says Crystal S. Denlinger, M.D., a medical oncologist at Fox Chase...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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