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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
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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