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2012-09-08 23:02:34

Using a novel surgical approach, it´s possible to rebuild a functional lower jaw and mouth, and preserve a patient´s ability to eat and speak after removing an invasive facial tumor, according to a new report from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) September 07, 2012 Using a novel surgical approach, it´s possible to rebuild a functional lower jaw and mouth, and preserve a patient´s ability to eat and speak after removing an invasive facial tumor,...

2012-04-04 09:22:50

Many children with the bone cancer, osteosarcoma, die after the tumor spreads to their lungs. In a critical step toward finding a way to stop metastasis, researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center say they have discovered an agent that prevents this type of cancer from spreading to the lungs in mice with the disease. The new agent stops or inhibits "ezrin," a protein vital to the spread of osteosarcoma, say the researchers who presented their findings today at the...

2011-08-02 14:26:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A paper in the Journal of Dental Research by dentist Chester Douglass and colleagues, "An Assessment of Bone Fluoride and Osteosarcoma," (7/28/11) claims to show no association between fluoride bone levels and osteosarcoma, a form of bone cancer. However, Douglass' study has serious scientific flaws and is incapable of disproving a previous study (Bassin et al., 2006) which linked water fluoridation to osteosarcoma, reports the Fluoride...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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