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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

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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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However, if the part has shrunk too tightly onto the core, a number of potential part-removal problems can loom, says Allen.
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That number has since shrunk to about 40--a result of acquisitions and product dropouts caused by the intense competition and vendors' inability to keep up with technological advances.
Research conducted at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston has found that poorly capitalized institutions have shrunk more than their better capitalized competitors.
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If you plan to use paints, wait until after design has shrunk before painting.