cancer

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Related to Cancer of the womb: Uterine cancer, Cancer of the uterus
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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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The mum has bred St Bernards for several years but recently had to take a break while she battled cancer of the womb and ovaries.
It solves the problem of cancer of the womb, uterine adenocarcinoma, which otherwise would kill up to 50 per cent of adult females.
Neutering female rabbits also significantly reduces their risk of developing cancer of the womb.
For example, patients needing treatment for post-menopausal bleeding - which can sometimes signal cancer of the womb lining - have seen their wait reduced from three months to around three weeks.
Grandad Ivor Jones, 68, had pretended to befriend his former wife Joan as she battled cancer of the womb.
Sheila had survived cancer in both breasts and ovarian cancer, but sadly finally lost her life to cancer of the womb (Endometrial cancer) just after Christmas last year.
And then she was hit with the devastating news that she had cancer of the womb.
The study, published in The Lancet medical journal, found that six women out of every 1,000 taking Livial developed cancer of the womb over a five year period.
Sufferers also have a higher risk of cancer of the womb, diabetes and heart disease.
But spaying the female has more long- term health benefits as it removes the risk of cancer of the womb, which kills a lot of rabbits.
But studies have also turned up many advantages - taking the Pill reduces the risk of developing a number of conditions including cancer of the womb and ovary, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis and fibroids.
Linda Martin, of Wavertree, was diagnosed with ovarian and endometrial cancer - cancer of the womb - in January last year.
Obesity has been blamed for a rise in the number of people suffering from cancer, particularly cancer of the womb and kidney.
WOMEN who use electric blankets to keep warm at night are more at risk of cancer of the womb, according to a study.