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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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Benign growth showed M: F ratio of 2.6:1 and in malignant growth the ratio was 1:2.3.
I thought to die and to leave two children Cake decorator Braidy Maloney " A stage 1B1 tumour is a malignant growth in the neck of the womb measuring under 4cm in width.
Tumors spreading both inside and outside of the heart, infiltration, invasion, rough surfaces, uneven echo or hypoecho were taken as echographic evidence of malignant growth. The transthoracic and transesophageal data were transferred onto a CD.
KARACHI -- Prostate cancer, a category of malignant growth in men that severely effect their reproductive system is registered to be gaining steady surge among the local population.
Bullocks with gray skin color when put to work in hot sun, are exposed to actinic rays, predisposing factors to develop the nevus into a malignant growth (Boyd, 1970).
But because she was familiar with the texture and density for her own breast tissue, she insisted they take a second look, and upon doing so discovered the cauliflower-like edges indicative of a malignant growth.
Board certification/recertification/ maintenance of certification: a malignant growth. J Am Phys Surg 2011;16:52-53.
Cheng said that disrupting a single gene copy could pose a problem though, for example, by shutting down a tumor suppressor gene that prevents cells from malignant growth. However, none of the disrupted genes his team found have been implicated in cancer.
Even a mammogram picture could look normal and it requires the precision of an expert to detect early malignant growth.
Sir Francis had been suffering from a malignant growth at the base of his spine, and had developed pneumonia.
Brave Enna Stephens was diagnosed with the malignant growth after a visit to the optician in June revealed swelling behind her left eye.
It was suggested that extraskeletal osteosarcomas might represent malignant growth of a single component in a teratoma.[sup.23] Chitiyo listed 4 possible methods of histogenesis: (1) metaplasia of the bladder epithelium; (2) stromal metaplasia; (3) transfer of osteoblasts via blood stream; or (4) the development of osteoblasts from immature mesenchymal tissue derived from the Wolfian body from which the trigone develops.[sup.6] Kikuchi and colleagues suggested that the frequent location of these tumours in the trigone is evidence of an origin from the Wolfian body.[sup.19] In our case, the tumour was located near the trigone and can supports Kikuchi's hypothesis.
Despite our efforts the malignant growth of city centre supermarkets has finally killed off one of town's old soldiers.
In 1924, Warburg hypothesized that cancer, malignant growth, and tumor growth are caused by the fact that tumor cells mainly generate energy (as e.g.
Richey is to have a malignant growth on the inside of his cheek removed next week.
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