OULIPOST: Day 12 (sonnet)

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Morcellators Simplified the Hysterectomy but Posed a Hidden Cancer Risk

The women’s health-care community got a shock:

Device called a power: morcellator

Surgeon have since lobbied: regulator,

When her surgeon: from the Dartmouth-Hitchcock,

After, J&J bought FemRx, say doc

and just in a bad place says the author;

Ms. Davies’s abdomen filled with tumor;

growing number of specialists say doctor.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical;

procedure worsened Dr. Reed’s cancer:

prove to be uterine sarcoma after,

worsen prognosis by disseminating,

General Hospital oncological

highlighted the device’s cancer-spreading.

 

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Levitz, Jennifer, “Morcellators Simplified the Hysterectomy but Posed a Hidden Cancer Risk,” 12 April 2014, The Wall Street Journal, U.S. NEWS (online)

http://www.foundpoetryreview.com/blog/april-12-sonnet/

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