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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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Because Pakistani politics, acedemia, bureaucracy and the media, unfortunately, are suffering cancerously, terminally, from the Triple P Syndrome: Personalism, Partisanism and Parochialism.
Ciudad Juarez, across the once mighty, but now trickling, Rio Grande River, has grown cancerously.
The change of judges afterward did not help either, as the case grows cancerously through legal subterfuge, and each new judge sees it as an extremely complicated case that it is better to postpone.
Nick Nolte, Chazz Palminteri, John Malkovich and "Reservoir Dogs' " Michael Madsen and Chris Penn are among the tough customers caught up in questionable tactic and cancerously corrupt plots.
Drug addiction grows cancerously, the habit fed - as in the United States - by mugging and robbery.