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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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Dezube of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston reported preliminary data from a trial of COL-3 in 18 people with Kaposi's sarcoma, the most common AIDS-related cancer.
Cancer rates In French people with HIV: 2000 versus 3005 Type of cancer 2000 study (924 cancer 2005 study (1013 deaths cancer deaths) All types 29% of all deaths 34% of all deaths AIDS-related cancer 55% of all deaths 39% of all deaths Hepatitis-related 6% of all deaths 11 % of all deaths cancer Non-AIDS, non-hepatitis 38% of all deaths 50% of all deaths cancer AIDS-related cancers 2000 study (149 cancer 2005 study (134 cancer deaths) deaths) Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 11% of all deaths 10% of all deaths Kaposi sarcoma 4% of all deaths 3% of all deaths Cervical cancer 0 4% of all deaths 0.
Before 1995, primarily the Adult AIDS Clinical Trials Group (AACTG) conducted multicenter AIDS-related cancer trials.
PhRMA's Siegfried says that besides the protease inhibitors pharmaceutical firms are testing 10 immuno-modulator drugs designed to strengthen the body's immune system, 13 vaccines that could either treat or prevent HIV infection, over three dozen drugs that fight AIDS-related cancer and opportunistic infections, 41 antiviral medicines and four gene therapies.
The AMC[10] supports innovative clinical trials for optimising treatment and prevention of AIDS-related cancers.
There was no significant difference in the proportion of patients with HBV and AIDS-related cancers among the different age groups.
Given that most AIDS-related cancers are lymphomas, it is "quite remarkable to show solid tumor differences" in the AIDS population vs.