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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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How prevalent is head and neck cancer and yet why is it not heard of so much?
While smoking remains the leading risk factor for this type of cancer, the human papilloma virus (HPV) infection is emerging as a possible risk factor for certain types of head and neck cancer.
Dr Mohamed Ussama al-Homsi, senior consultant in the Oncology Department at NCCCR, said: "We are concerned about the lack of awareness of head and neck cancers.
OHNCAW is organized by the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance in
In a further experiment, the researchers used mice to see how the extract worked in those predisposed to head and neck cancer.
Tobacco smoking, alcohol use, ultraviolet (UV) light exposure, viral infections, smoking marijuana and environmental exposures have been associated with development of head and neck cancer.
Gaps exist in the population's knowledge of head and neck cancers, but are not any worse than among the general U.
The initial chapters of this report provide an orientation of head and neck cancer partnering trends.
A review of the Head And Neck Cancer Squamous Cell Carcinoma products under development by companies and universities/research institutes based on information derived from company and industry-specific sources.
Not all head and neck cancers can be prevented, but the risk of getting one can be reduced by not using tobacco in any form, minimising alcohol consumption and eating a healthy diet.
It is worth mentioning here that to cope with the rising number of head and neck cancer cases in Qatar, the HMC formed a new head and neck cancer treatment team led by an international surgeon from Germany Dr Zeynel Abidin Dogan.
The conference theme was 'back to basics' denoting care in the context of overwhelming head and neck cancer burden in an economically disadvantaged setting.
professor of pathology at Saint Louis University, is studying the effect of the extract from the vegetable, which is often used in Indian and Chinese cooking, on head and neck cancer cells.
MEDICS from Fazakerley hospital are targeting train users and the wider public to educate them about head and neck cancer.