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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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He could stop cancerous tumors from ever growing in the first place.
Surgeons now can destroy cancerous tumors located in major internal organs and glands and avoid touching surrounding healthy tissue.
The decision in two weeks on whether Butler will undergo that surgery will come eerily close to the May 21, 1996 surgery he underwent to remove a cancerous tumor from his tonsils.
Daughter Candace Gingrich said her father died of complications of a cancerous tumor that was discovered just after his 50th wedding anniversary Oct.
We are identifying proteins that can be used to target a drug to travel directly and immediately into a solid cancerous tumor," explained Dr.
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.
Butler was found to have a cancerous tumor encased in his right tonsil.
Researchers found that mice irradiated over many days had more cancerous tumors than those that received a single hit of radiation, even though the total dosages were same, Jerry Shaw, with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas said.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian researchers from Tabriz University succeeded in the diagnosis of cancerous tumors at the preliminary stage by using a new algorithm and simulation of nanoparticles to increase the targeting of cancerous tumors.
When injected into a vein, the Rexin-G(TM) vector seeks out and accumulates in cancerous tumors, therefore, increasing the concentration of the drug in the cancerous tumors and not in normal neighboring organs.
The second phase will focus on imaging applications using RECAF(tm) to detect the location of cancerous tumors in the body.
These changes to the DNA can produce cancerous tumors.
I heard that sea turtles are being killed by cancerous tumors at an alarming rate.
BSD Medical Corporation (Salt Lake City, UT; 801-972-5555) announced that it has acquired from the University of California (San Francisco, CA) the exclusive patent license for small microwave antennae that can be inserted into cancerous tumors to destroy them from the inside.