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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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"Smoking is a well-established risk factor for bladder cancer, but findings on the relationship between duration of smoking cessation and the reduction in bladder cancer risk are inconsistent," said Yueyao Li, the study's author.
Yesterday, one of the teachers said: "We were very surprised to see this review state there are just three of us with bladder cancer. There are most definitely four of us.
Another common course of treatment, immunotherapy with Bacille Calmette-Guerin, a live bacterium used to treat bladder cancer, has been found to have serious side effects in one third of NMIBC patients while one third do not respond to the treatment at all.
The type of bladder cancer in the study is non-muscle invasive bladder cancer.
Healthcare company Outcome Health reported on Monday the launch of its nationwide educational partnership with Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN), the first national patient-based advocacy organisation for bladder cancer, in recognition of Bladder Cancer Awareness month in May.
Cigarettes are a well known danger for bladder cancer but this 26-year Women's Health Initiative study looked at the effects of quitting.
Bladder cancer is one of the major cancer sites for males in Jordan and some Middle East countries.3 However, Age standardized rates of bladder cancer in Jordan declined significantly over the period 1996-2009.3 Cigarette smoking is the main risk factor for urinary bladder cancer in Jordan.4
Epidemiology of bladder cancer. Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 2015;29:177-189.
Conclusion: Trimodality treatment with TURBT, chemotherapy and chemo-radiation is a feasible option for bladder preservation in muscle invasive bladder cancer patients with compromised renal functions if we use 5-fluorouracil and mitomycin chemotherapy.
WHAT IS BLADDER CANCER? ALL parts of the body can potentially develop cancer, including the bladder - the muscular sac, approximately the size and shape of a pear, that's nestled in the pelvis, which receives urine from the kidneys and holds it until you need to go to the toilet.
Among American patients in 2018, it is estimated that there will be 81 190 new cases of bladder cancer with an estimated 16 870 deaths due to this disease (1).
Tribune News Network Doha IN recognition of Bladder Cancer National Awareness Month, Qatar's public healthcare providers along with Qatar Cancer Society (QCS) are working together to raise awareness of bladder cancer through public engagement and media activities.
UroGen Pharma announced that it submitted to the FDA an Investigational New Drug, or IND, application for UGN-102 for the treatment of patients with low-grade non-muscle invasive bladder cancer at the end of Q2.
In the January-February 2016 issue of the Canadian Urological Association Journal, a multidisciplinary committee published a white paper entitled "Recommendations for the improvement of bladder cancer quality of care in Canada: A consensus document reviewed and endorsed by Bladder Cancer Canada (BCC), Canadian Urologic Oncology Group (CUOG), and Canadian Urological Association (CUA), December 2015.