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2010-11-04 13:01:00

MADISON, Wis., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Lung Cancer Partnership heralded the results of the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST), released today by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), sponsor of the trial. The research, which compared low-dose spiral CT to standard chest X-ray in the early detection of lung cancer, found 20 percent fewer lung cancer deaths among those screened with CT compared to those screened with chest X-ray. "We welcome this...

2010-10-26 07:05:00

Number One Cancer Killer Not Top of Mind MADISON, Wisc., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Men and women worry about prostate and breast cancer, yet the number one cancer killer in the United States - lung cancer - isn't on their radar. According to a survey released today by the National Lung Cancer Partnership, Americans know little about lung cancer's causes, symptoms and the number of lives it takes compared to other cancers. The survey of 1,000 American men and women age 18 and...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.