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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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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.
Her chemo pills stopped working, and even a few intravenous chemo treatments failed to scale down her cancerous tumors, which were doubling in amount and size.
Researchers will soon begin human testing on a type of drug that has drastically shrunk and even eradicated cancerous tumors (a mass of cells) in mice--and left them cancer-free.
Instead, the suit says, Johnson has been given six months to two years to live because the cancerous tumor that started in his rectum has spread to his liver, pelvis and tailbone.
BASKETBALL: Houston Comets point guard Kim Perrot walked out of the hospital, four days after doctors removed a golf ball-sized cancerous tumor from just below the surface of her brain.
Surgeons placed a metal-alloy prosthetic in a Tulare woman whose tailbone was destroyed by a cancerous tumor, the first such implant in the United States, UCLA Medical Center announced Thursday.
The return of proliferation may not be synonymous with the ability of cells to cause a cancerous tumor.
The evidence implicating the PAG region is not surprising, Weber says, noting that past research on animals showed that electric shocks delivered to the PAG spur cancerous tumor growth.
Butler, who had surgery to remove a cancerous tumor from his tonsils 15 months ago, was diagnosed with an infection between the soft tissue and scar tissue in his neck.
Though the cancerous tumor had been reduced with chemotherapy, the chemicals in her system damaged her kidney and led to kidney failure, he said.
Tuesday was exactly a year from the day a cancerous tumor was found in his tonsils.
We are identifying proteins that can be used to target a drug to travel directly and immediately into a solid cancerous tumor," explained Dr.
Daughter Candace Gingrich said her father died of complications of a cancerous tumor that was discovered just after his 50th wedding anniversary Oct.
Many medical observers have questioned whether the reported appendectomy is a cover story for a more serious surgical procedure, such as removal of a cancerous tumor.
The tonsillectomy revealed the cancerous tumor and mandated the upcoming surgery.