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2013-12-04 23:01:32

Dr. Roy Patchell, an internationally known leader in neuro-oncology, has joined Capital Institute for Neurosciences as Director of Neuro-Oncology, further elevating the Institute as a national leader in the area of neurosciences. Dr. Patchell’s research has been instrumental in defining the treatments used for patients with brain and spinal tumors. Hopewell Township, NJ (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Dr. Roy Patchell, an internationally known leader in neuro-oncology, has joined Capital...

2005-08-19 15:28:27

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 20, 2005) - Cancer patients and their physicians have new answers as they seek the best treatment for the immobilizing trauma of spinal cord compression in metastatic cancer, thanks to Roy Patchell and colleagues at the University of Kentucky. In this week's Lancet, Patchell's UK research team evaluate traditional surgical and radiation therapy options and conclude that direct decompressive surgery plus postoperative radiotherapy is more effective than either...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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