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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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October 1, 1990--A talented young architect from Hershey, Pennsylvania succumbs to AIDS-related cancer. His name is Patrick and he is 33 years old.
Ulcers from Kaposi's sarcoma (AIDS-related cancer) and oral herpes may make swallowing difficult and cause nausea and vomiting.
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.
(2) Cervical cancer has been well studied in women with HIV because it is one of three AIDS-related cancers. But much less is known about the other three gynecologic cancers in women with HIV.
His expertise ranges from bone marrow transplants to a wide variety of cancers including AIDS-Related Cancers, Kaposi's Sarcoma, Lymphoma, and Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Epstein-Barr Virus and Hematologic Malignancies.
The AMC[10] supports innovative clinical trials for optimising treatment and prevention of AIDS-related cancers. The AMC was established in 1995 to perform domestic studies in the USA.
There was no significant difference in the proportion of patients with HBV and AIDS-related cancers among the different age groups.