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2005-12-02 15:25:00

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Although as many as 70 percent of patients who have the localized stage of the bone cancer osteosarcoma survive after surgery and chemotherapy, the overall survival rate after recurrence is less than 30 percent, researchers report. However, lead investigator Dr. Paul A. Meyers told Reuters Health, "the chances of survival are better for patients whose recurrence is detected after a longer interval from the completion of initial therapy and for patients whose...


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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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