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Overlooked 'organ' could play role in cancer spread

Mar 31, 2018 - 11:56 AM

Nobody was looking for the interstitium, as the new quasi-organ is called, because no one knew it was there, at least not in complex form revealed in a study

'PHANTOM ORGAN'? Scientists discover an overlooked 'organ' which they call the interstitium. Image from Wikimedia Commons

First successful penis transplant performed in South Africa

Mar 14, 2015 - 5:13 AM

Doctors say the man has made a full recovery