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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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According to Ellen Sheets MD, the company's CEO and president, the study evaluated the use of truFreeze Rapid AV in patients with esophageal cancer.
Clinical observation of radiotherapy combined with S-1 for elder patients with esophageal cancer.
Smoking and alcohol drinking are major causes of esophageal cancer, particularly in many high-income countries, according to Wild.
Keywords: Diagnostic Accuracy, CT scan, Esophageal Cancer, Staging, TNM.
Based on our knowledge, few randomized control trials have evaluated the effect of NST in esophageal cancer patients with concurrent CRT.
A review of the Esophageal Cancer products under development by companies and universities/research institutes based on information derived from company and industry-specific sources
Symptoms of esophageal cancer include getting food stuck in the throat or coming back up, painful swallowing, chest or back pain, weight loss, indigestion, chronic hoarseness and constant reflux.
The predominant histological subtype in esophageal cancer is squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) which contributes to about 80% of all esophageal cancers in the world (2).
Denying Yoshida's illness was related to radiation exposure, TEPCO said the latency period for esophageal cancer is at least five years.
An article published in Carcinogenesis reports a protective benefit for vitamin E and selenium against esophageal cancer, particularly if administered early after exposure to a carcinogen.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) isn't as much of a risk factor for esophageal cancer as is commonly thought, a recent study suggests.
Esophageal cancer, the subject of this column, is the eighth most common malignancy and the sixth most common cause of cancer-related death worldwide.
On the other hand, esophageal cancer constitutes only 1 percent of cancers in the United States.
2 in the British Medical Journal, people with osteoporosis who take drugs such as Boniva (ibandronate), Fosamax (alendronate), or Actonel (risedronate) to strengthen their bones may be at an increased risk of esophageal cancer.
Reflux esophagitis is a known risk factor for esophageal cancer, but it is not known whether bisphosphonates-associated esophagitis also predisposes patients to develop gastric cancer, said Chris R.
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