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Synonyms for cancer

Synonyms for cancer

any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division

(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer

a small zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere

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the fourth sign of the zodiac

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Tom suffered from Ewing's sarcoma, a form of bone cancer which mainly affects boys.
THE survival rate in the UK for childhood bone cancer has not improved in the last 20 years, North East experts claim.
Michael's father Graeme, 45, became so concerned about his son that on September 26 2006 he took Michael to Fazakerley hospital's accident and emergency where X-rays and blood tests showed he had bone cancer.
The focus of the awareness week is delayed diagnosis, which the charity says is common among young bone cancer patients.
In the fluoridated Republic of Ireland,people are 40pcmore likely to contract bone cancer than in non-fluoridated Northern Ireland.
Institute for Myeloma and Bone Cancer Research's Fall Art Benefit Offers an Afternoon of Art Appreciation and Auction, Wine, and Hors d'Oeuvres at the Andrew Weiss Gallery in Beverly Hills, California
Summary GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Bone Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides data on the Bone Cancer clinical trial scenario.
Primary bone cancer in the young takes two forms - osteosarcoma and Ewing's sarcoma.
Van de Velde, who threw away the title here in 1999, said: "I had an examination today to see if I have any bone cancer.
A brave woman diagnosed with incurable bone cancer has vowed to seize the day and savour every minute of her life.
MONTREAL, Canada -- Afferent Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing first-in-class, small molecules that target P2X3 receptors, today announced preclinical in vivo results demonstrating that an investigational P2X3 receptor antagonist significantly prevented and reversed bone cancer pain behavior in comparison to vehicle controls.
Sylvia is an upper jaw bone cancer survivor, the same cancer striking Jim Kelly who is newly diagnosed.
Joe, 24, and his friend Daniel Poole, 25, are aiming to raise pounds 20,000 for the Bone Cancer Research Trust, a charity which supported Hannah and her family through her ordeal.
Brave Billy Walsh lost the joint to bone cancer after being diagnosed just 12 months ago.
The one-mile sponsored ramble at Coombe Abbey Country Park, on Sunday, September 16, will help raise funds for orthopaedic surgery research such as birth defects, bone cancer, accident and sports injuries and back pain.