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2015-01-30 23:06:34

On March 2-4, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) will co-host the annual International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma at the National Institutes

2015-01-29 23:07:44

Cancer Researchers say an enzyme linked with some kinds of blood cancer could be used to help determine prognosis in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma. Raleigh,

2015-01-26 23:05:25

Mesothelioma education site Surviving Mesothelioma says the cases of two Danish men who contracted mesothelioma after doing home repairs illustrate the dangers of asbestos exposure at home.

2015-01-24 23:01:53

New research suggests that an advanced targeted radiotherapy technique called volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) may beat other types of conformal radiotherapy for certain patients with malignant

2015-01-22 23:11:02

At Santa Rosa Orthopaedics, The Hand Center Dr. Mintalucci and Dr.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.