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2012-05-22 21:17:02

A novel pancreatic cancer vaccine shows promise in improving survival when added to standard treatment.

2012-05-03 18:57:35

A new study finds differences in screening account for more than 40 percent of the disparity in colorectal cancer incidence and nearly 20 percent of colorectal cancer mortality between blacks and whites.

2012-03-12 19:51:22

A 21,626-person study published today in the Journal of Clinical Oncology found that the five-year survival rate for children and adolescents with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), the most common childhood cancer, improved from 83.7 percent in those diagnosed during the years 1990-1994, to 90.4 percent for those diagnosed in the years 2000-2005.

2011-07-01 12:32:18

Older breast cancer patients with certain other health problems have higher mortality rates than patients without these problems.


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cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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