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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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9), his risk of dying of colorectal, esophageal, kidney, and several other cancers also rises, though not as dramatically as it does for cancers of the uterus or kidney in women.
9 is considered normal, the risk of breast and uterine cancers (and diabetes) starts to climb above a BMI of 23.
Abstract: This paper describes how cancer awareness programs are introduced and sustained in South Asian communities in Los Angeles County.
A Partnership of organizations involved in cancer research, education, policy and advocacy have identified South Asians as a population in need of research and program development in the areas of cancer prevention and control.
Those with breast, lung, and other cancers, they go through treatment, and there's no guarantee that they'll make it.
Foster's take is correct: Among cancers, testicular cancer is unusually curable.
Baltimore, MD -- As unbelievable as it seems the key to stopping many cancers has been around for over 30 years.
In 1966, the senior oncologist at a prominent New York hospital rocked the medical world when he developed a serum that "shrank cancer tumors in 45 minutes
Kobayashi's method for treating, diagnosing and preventing a variety of cancers fuses various holistic approaches, from Chinese herbal medicines and nutrition to aggressive therapies and modern advances in imaging and diagnosis.
Of course, not all cancer is fatal, but with cancer accounting for 23 percent of deaths in the United States (Source: CDC 2002) and for over 30 percent in Japan (Source: Facts and Figures of Japan 2005), any diagnosis of cancer makes the patient reassess their values.
These cancers rely on estrogen to grow, so anti-estrogen therapies aim to cut off their fuel supply.
One piece of hopeful news comes from the National Cancer Institute, which argues that 80 percent of all cancers are linked to the environment (including diet and lifestyle choices like smoking).
Although the majority of studies have focussed on breast cancer, there is increased attention on other cancers including testicular cancer.
cancers of the thyroid and melanoma have have increased among men;
The researchers used national registries to ascertain first diagnoses of invasive breast cancers and deaths due to breast cancers over time.