cancer

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  • Info Cancer, also known as a malignant tumor or malignant neoplasm, is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body. more...
  • John lost his mother to cancer when he was a young boy.
  • Their use has also been proposed in the treatment of cancer.
  • Medical research for cancer begins much like research for any disease.
  • The process of cancer development in the body is a combination of events.
  • Yet heart disease kills more women in our country than all forms of cancer combined.
  • Breast cancer is one of the leading causes of death among women.
  • He had become ill shortly after a close friend died of lung cancer.
  • One commonly treated site where there is very good evidence for such treatment is in breast cancer.
  • Fans around the world rallied in her support as she defeated cancer several times.
  • He died in his later years, after suffering two years with testicular cancer.
  • Due to her experience with cancer she has founded a cancer awareness agency.
  • He said he did not have cancer and has given up cigars.
  • This table only includes a few of the cancers that were looked at.
  • These cancers grow quickly and spread early in the course of the disease.
  • During his trial, he went through cancer treatment.
  • It can therefore be used to distinguish between these and other similar cancers.
  • Roberts's own father died of cancer when she was ten.
  • He was never told he had cancer, but before his death, had surmised it.
  • Around the same time, Grant learned that he was suffering from throat cancer.
  • Any cancers that might arise might not show up until years after the accident.
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Synonyms of cancer

Meaning of cancer

  • noun Any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division; it may spread to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the blood stream
  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in cancer
  • noun A small zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere; between leo and gemini
  • noun The fourth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about june 21 to july 22
  • noun Type genus of the family cancridae