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noun A popular term for a psychiatrist, short for ‘headshrinker’
verb To become reduced in size

shrink

Vox populi noun A psychiatrist

Patient discussion about shrink

Q. After Taxol/Carbo, then Alimta, treatments stopped because tumors no longer shrinking. Anything else to try? I was diagnosed with Stage 3 lung cancer about 6 months ago. Because of the weakness of my lungs due to advanced COPD, the Oncologist ruled out surgery & radiation so Chemo was the only alternative. I am now under Hospice care.

A. this is a question that the oncologist should answer...there are a lot of chemo treatments out there- but not always firring to the type of lung caner. but i'm sure he would suggest them...
look- there's some treatments in clinical trials. check them out maybe there'll be something for you. look under the topic "research":
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/lungcancer.html#cat27

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Low density polyethylene (LDPE) film demand will account for 77 percent of all stretch and shrink film used in 2009.
Well, my shrink says you're manipulative and that you're damaging my self-esteem
A second generation of automated presetting systems for shrink fit tooling-this one a portable unit-was introduced by Briney Tooling Systems at Westec in March.
Once the foundry determined the shrink defect, the first step in the investigation was to determine if the riser was feeding effectively.
One Nijinsky becomes two, Aunt Winnifred morphs into Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz, Eric pulls on fishnet stockings and a fedora and a tux jacket to become Judy singing "Get Happy," the shrink sings a number about Prozac to the tune of "The Trolley Song," and Judy joins Martha for a dance with three Nijinskys wearing black trunks and silver lame phalli.
The film stretched at low temperatures tends to shrink faster and to a greater extent as it is heated up.
The new additions to Crawford Provincial's shrink equipment product line include the Shanklin A-26 Automatic L-Sealer, the Shanklin A-27A L-Sealer with T-7H Shrink Tunnel, the Shanklin Triumph 2 form fill sealer with T-71 Shrink Tunnel and the Shanklin Omni form fill seal wrapper.
Shrink PS is a direct result of Avery Dennison's recently initiated collaborative innovation strategy.
LONDON, November 22 /PRNewswire/ -- With Christmas approaching many people will be buying iPods and MP3 players as presents for friends and family and now Shrink Digital, the London based specialist provider of music file conversion services, has just launched a voucher that will add great value to the gift of a portable music player.
Used to securely wrap delicate goods, Cryovac Xenith3 features tear strengths from approximately 30 to over 90 g/mil--"far greater than the 2 to 20 g/mil typically found in other shrink films," says Topas.
to achieve a unique combination of low shrink force and high strength.