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2009-11-19 11:59:00

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Moffitt Cancer Center has been awarded nearly $19 million in grants from the National Institutes of Health under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, including a prestigious Grand Opportunities grant to study patient-centered outcomes research. Moffitt was also selected by the National Cancer Institute as one of 12 institutions nationwide to serve as Physical Science-Oncology Centers to advance the use of physics, mathematics and...

2008-09-09 06:00:39

Today, the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute (Moffitt) was accredited with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard(TM) certification, recognizing the organization's commitment to the health of their employees and family members by certifying their efforts to meet an exceptionally high standard of cancer prevention, screening and care guidelines. In doing so, Moffitt joins with twenty-one other organizations that have demonstrated exemplary effort to prevent cancer in the workplace...


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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