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2013-03-07 23:00:21

Internationally-renowned swimming champion Paul Hutinger says cancer is no match for him ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (PRWEB) March 07, 2013 When 88-year-old Masters Hall of Fame swimmer and esteemed coach, Paul Hutinger, Ph.D., was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma of the nose, the champion took it in “stride.” As an All-American athlete, top exercise physiology researcher, and competitive swimmer, with over 800 top ten achievements and 70 current world records over 72 years, Dr....

2013-01-29 16:54:07

HIV-positive patients have a higher incidence of non-melanoma skin cancers, according to a Kaiser Permanente study that appears in the current online issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Specifically, basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas occur more than twice as often among HIV-positive individuals compared to those who are HIV-negative. The study cohort of 6,560 HIV-positive and almost 37,000 HIV-negative subjects was drawn from members of Kaiser Permanente Northern...

2013-01-07 10:06:25

Surgery ranks as the most cost-effective type of treatment, according to UCSF-led study The most comprehensive retrospective study ever conducted comparing how the major types of prostate cancer treatments stack up to each other in terms of saving lives and cost effectiveness is reported this week by a team of researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Appearing in the British Journal of Urology International, the work analyzed 232 papers published in the last...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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