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  • noun Plural form of tumor.


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  • The cause of primary brain tumors is unknown, although some tumors such as retinoblastoma tend to be hereditary.

    Brain Tumor - Diagnosis and Treatment

  • Maybe what we call tumors are really the eggs of these ... these things ... and we're only incuba­tors to them.

    Prayers To Broken Stones

  • When he uttered the word "tumors," my eyes popped and I became as animated as

    NYDN Rss

  • For evaluation of brain tumors, the patient will be placed in a quiet and darkened room before and after the injection.

    Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

  • Development of specific cancers, most commonly cancers of the breast, thyroid and endometrium (lining of the uterus) and less frequently, brain tumors and a type of kidney cancer known as renal cell carcinoma

    PTEN Hamartoma Tumor syndrome

  • Soldiers complained of respiratory problems and skin infections, and in some cases believed they developed leukemia and tumors from the exposure.

    House votes to limit use of burn pits on bases

  • Scientists have found that nanotech robots, once the stuff of science fiction, can travel through the blood and turn off cancer genes in tumors — effectively providing all the benefits of chemotherapy without the nasty side effects.

    Ariel Schwartz | Inhabitat

  • (Stephen King writes an awful lot about writers and brain tumors; Tim Powers writes a lot about dead wives and drinking booze; Charles de Lint writes a lot about the evils of child abuse and the power of the imagination to transform lives; etc.)

    Thematic Circling «

  • Childrens Hospital has a comprehensive research program for childhood brain tumors, which includes laboratory investigations designed to identify new treatment strategies and clinical studies that evaluate the safety and effectiveness of these new approaches.

    Pediatric cancer research

  • The risk of additional tumors is higher in children who receive radiation therapy to the orbit (eye socket) to preserve vision or to other parts of the body where the tumor has spread.

    Retinoblastoma - Diagnosing and Treating Retinoblastoma in Children


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