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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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The number of women suffering cancer of the womb has increased sharply in recent years, with 5,624 cases of uterine cancer in 2000 being linked to rising rates of obesity.
It also helps prevent cancer of the womb, very common in older rabbits.
The results highlight serious side effects of giving the drug to healthy women over 50 and indicate a possible four-fold greater risk of cancer of the womb lining and twice the risk of deep vein thrombosis.
The results highlight serious side-effects of giving the drug to healthy women over the age of 50 and indicate a possible four-fold greater risk of cancer of the womb lining and twice the risk of deep vein thrombosis.
WOMEN who use electric blankets to keep warm at night are more at risk of cancer of the womb, according to a study.
With fat laid down around the waist and upper torso rather than the hips, smokers a remore likely to suffer diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease and in women cancer of the womb and breast.
It also causes far fewer complications than tamoxifen, which can trigger vaginal bleeding and cancer of the womb, and carries no risk of blood clots.
A BREAST cancer drug has been shown to increase greatly the risk of cancer of the womb lining and deep-vein thrombosis, it was revealed last night.
It is also responsible for 4,400 deaths annually - more than the rates for cancer of the cervix and cancer of the womb combined.
She had already been diagnosed with cancer of the womb when she was just 27 - but survived.
This is because progesterone, normally used in its synthetic form, progestogen, protects against cancer of the womb lining - a known hazard linked to oestrogen-only treatment.
Oestrogen can only be given on its own to women who have had hysterectomies because it may trigger cancer of the womb lining.
Blood clots in the legs were twice as likely and cancer of the womb five times more common for tamoxifen treated women.
The most common causes are teeth problems (you see drooling and selective eating) and sometimes cancer of the womb. The latter is common in unspayed does, so we recommend they are neutered.
Every extra two hours spent sitting was linked to a 10% increased chance of developing cancer of the womb lining, while bowel and lung cancer risk was raised by 8% and 6% respectively.