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2013-04-19 17:43:06

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has issued a new white paper, “Assuring Safety and Quality in Image Guided Delivery of Radiation Therapy,” that recommends best practices to improve the safety and effectiveness of image guided radiation therapy (IGRT), according to the manuscript published as an article in press online in Practical Radiation Oncology (PRO), the official clinical practice journal of ASTRO. The executive summary and supplemental material are...

2012-12-11 05:01:22

Cancer treatment network welcomes new physician to Las Vegas facility LAS VEGAS (PRWEB) December 10, 2012 21st Century Oncology — the nation´s premier cancer treatment network and largest radiation therapy provider — announces the addition of a new physician in Las Vegas. We welcome B. Kevin Shamloo, M.D., a medical oncologist, who is now treating patients at 21st Century Oncology´s recently acquired Cancer Consultants location near University Medical Center....


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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