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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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USPRwire, Mon Jan 06 2014] With more than 12 million new cases occurring worldwide each year, bladder cancer is estimated to be the ninth most common cancer, and the thirteenth most numerous cause of death from cancer (Parkin, 2008; Ploeg et al.
We have developed a simple test for pathologists to easily assess the STAG2 status of these tumors, and are currently performing a larger study to determine if this test should enter routine clinical use for predicting the likelihood that a superficial bladder cancer will recur," Solomon says.
As the leading voice for bladder cancer, BCAN redesigned its website to align with its mission and improve the user experience.
5 years, of which 581 invasive bladder cancer cases were diagnosed (152 women and 429 men).
Chamie and his colleagues found that nearly three quarters of patients with high-grade, non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer suffered a return of the disease within 10 years.
There are more than twice as many cases of bladder cancer in men than in women.
Smoking now accounts for 50% of the population-attributable risk for bladder cancer in men and 52% in women, whereas it accounted for approximately 50% of the risk in men but only 20%-30% of the risk in women in the 1980s, said Neal D.
Over the last decades, a decline has been observed in the bladder cancer cases and its related deaths in the Western countries7.
Following are the four stages used to categorize bladder cancer tumors:
Nuria Malats, MD, PhD of the Spanish National Cancer Research Center and colleagues analyzed data from 7 epidemiologic studies that reported the association between bladder cancer incidence and selenium levels measured in blood, serum, nails, hair, or saliva.
COOKING meat at high temperatures or until it is well done could increase the risk of bladder cancer, experts said.
Those with certain genetic traits also appear to be more at risk, according to the study of people with and without bladder cancer.
Research: Findings from epidemiologic studies of the effect of dairy foods (mainly milk) on the risk of bladder cancer have been inconsistent, so researchers examined the association between the intake of cultured milk and other dairy foods and the incidence of bladder cancer in a prospective, population-based cohort.
List the clinical signs and symptoms of bladder cancer.
M2 PHARMA-February 19, 2018-Photocure passes US FDA approval for blue bight cystoscopy with cysview for bladder cancer, with expected launch in mid-2018