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2008-09-01 10:05:00

Cancer specialists announced they are setting the ambitious goal of cutting down the rise of deaths attributed to cancer by 2020. A group of 63 experts combined efforts to create the latest blueprint for battling cancer-related deaths. They presented their plan upon the conclusion of the four-day World Cancer Congress hosted by the International Union Against Cancer. The effort includes added screening and early detection programs, most notably in struggling countries where treatments are...

Word of the Day
  • 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.