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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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A patient receiving radiation therapy for head and neck cancer who presents with normally treatable dental disease but has poor oral hygiene history requires dental extractions rather than attempts to restore or retain the teeth.
Evidence for a possible HPV connection to head and neck cancers has been building, too.
In the current study, 53% of the adults aged 19-35 years and 31% of adults aged 36 years and older were aware that there is an association between tobacco use and head and neck cancers.
HEAD AND NECK CANCER: THE FACTS | There are more than 30 different places that cancer can develop in the head and neck area | It is thought that about three out of four head and neck cancers (75%) are linked to tobacco or alcohol use | A diet high in animal fats and low in fresh fruit and vegetables may increase the risk of developing head and neck cancer | Exposure to sunlight over a prolonged period of time increases the risk of developing cancer on the outside of the lip.
In conclusion, this report provides everything a prospective dealmaker needs to know about partnering in the research, development and commercialization of head and neck cancer technologies and products.
Speaking about cancer care, Abdulkader said patients with suspected head and neck cancer are now seen at the department within 48 hours, which is one of the goals of the Qatar National Cancer Strategy.
For her research, she will feed bitter melon extract to mice that have head and neck cancer to see if the substance sparks anti-tumor activity.
Despite advances in radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and reconstructive methods, overall survival for head and neck cancer patients has not improved dramatically during the past 20 years.
Ha and his associates retrospectively assessed 36 patients with head and neck cancer.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Head And Neck Cancer - Pipeline Review, H2 2012', provides an overview of the Head And Neck Cancer therapeutic pipeline.
Second European Head and Neck Cancer Society 'Healthcare Professional Information Day' marks the close of this year's successful Make Sense Campaign awareness week
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): Researchers at Henry Ford Hospital have identified 231 new genes associated with head and neck cancer.
Many editorials and subspecialty guidelines have now been written regarding the relevance and importance of the use of these tools for clinical research, including Meniere's disease, (2) surgical treatment of head and neck cancer, (3,4) rhinology, (5,6) pediatric otolaryngology, (7) otology, (8) aesthetic surgery, (9,10) and laryngology.
com/research/hrvq5l/global_head_and) has announced the addition of the "Global Head and Neck Cancer Drug Pipeline Capsule - 2012 Update" report to their offering.