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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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Addressing an annual Islamic Unity Conference on Saturday, Rouhani said "one of the ominous results of World War II was the formation of a cancerous tumor in the region." He went on to refer to Israel as a "fake regime" set up by Western countries.
Doctors recommended that he undergo chemotherapy to clear the cancerous tumors before he could get a liver transplant.
"For a second I was vindicated, and then I was completely panicked, because when a doctor says that you have an extremely large mass, you assume that you have a cancerous tumor growing in your stomach," Daly said.
Contending that the US and Zionist regime are not the enemies of Islamic Revolution alone; rather they are also enemies of the humanity, Boroujerdi said that Muslim nations have undertaken many campaigns since the cancerous tumor came into being.
Dion's husband, Rene Angelil, had a cancerous tumor removed in December, and she said it has been a struggle to deal with the disease and juggle a full schedule of performances.
Chavez, who survived a coup attempt in 2002, announced in a video Thursday from Havana that a cancerous tumor had been removed from his body but that he was expecting a full recovery.
The MammaPrint measures the activity of these genes in a surgically removed sample of a cancerous tumor and, therefore, helps physicians determine the likelihood of cancerous cells returning or spreading within a span of five to 10 years.
Freda Manzullo, wife of House Small Business Committee Chairman Donald Manzullo, underwent surgery Monday to remove a cancerous tumor on her back and replace a fractured vertebra.
Ake Green, 64, told a congregation in Oland that gays are "a deep cancerous tumor on all of society" and that Sweden was "facing disaster of great proportions!
Any careful reading of the Charter of the United Nations should lead one to the conclusion that the world body is to our nation what a cancerous tumor is to a human being.
The patient's heart was pulled out of his chest and the surgeons snipped away a lemon-sized cancerous tumor, and put his heart back in.
In animal experiments, stem cells transplanted into the body before they're differentiated sometimes form a cancerous tumor made of a mishmash of different tissue types.
In a 2003 sermon, Green described the vice as "abnormal, a horrible cancerous tumor in the body of society" and its practitioners as "perverts ...
Combining the data with computerized-tomography scans, Peregrine develops a highly detailed 3-D map of the density and elemental composition of the cancerous tumor and the effect of the radiation therapy on it.
The story of Burns and her dog Max was featured in BBC Earth's "Secret Life of Dogs." The report said dogs can smell the toxic chemicals of cancerous tumors. They can smell the changes in the human body, and in the case of Burns, smelled the cancerous tumor in her breast before a mammogram detected it.