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MONSTER, physiology, persons. An animal which has a conformation contrary to the order of nature. Dunglison's Human Physiol. vol. 2, p. 422.
     2. A monster, although born of a woman in lawful wedlock, cannot inherit. Those who have however the essential parts of the human form and have merely some defect of coformation, are capable of inheriting, if otherwise qualified. 2 Bl. Com. 246; 1 Beck's Med. Jurisp. 366; Co. Litt. 7, 8; Dig. lib. 1, t. 5, l. 14; 1 Swift's Syst. 331 Fred. Code, Pt. 1, b. 1, t. 4, s. 4.
     3. No living human birth, however much it may differ from human shape, can be lawfully destroyed. Traill. Med. Jur. 47, see Briand, Med. Leg. 1ere part. c. 6, art. 2, Sec. 3; 1 Fodere, Med. Leg. Sec. 402-405.

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The Monter Cancer Center fuses the clinical talents of the North Shore- LIJ Health System to treat our cancer patients in a modern, comfortable outpatient environment that promotes healing and dignity," said Michael J.
The Monter Cancer Center anchors the North Shore-LIJ Health System's Center for Advanced Medicine, which is envisioned as a "medical mall" that eventually will occupy about 450,000 square feet of space for an array of outpatient services -- a 23,000-square-foot, $13 million Ambulatory Surgery Center opened last year, and a 15,700-square-foot, $8.
The Monter Cancer Center promotes active participation in clinical trials and offers patients access to national cooperative group trials, including the prestigious National Cancer Institute Community Clinical Oncology Program, among other consortiums and industry-sponsored trials.