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cancers, plural;
  1. The disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in a part of the body
    • - he's got cancer
    • - smoking is the major cause of lung cancer
  2. A malignant growth or tumor resulting from such a division of cells
    • - most skin cancers are curable
  3. A practice or phenomenon perceived to be evil or destructive and hard to contain or eradicate
    • - racism is a cancer sweeping across Europe

  1. any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division; it may spread to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the blood stream
  2. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer
  3. a small zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Leo and Gemini
  4. the fourth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about June 21 to July 22
  5. type genus of the family Cancridae
  6. Cancer (medical term: malignant neoplasm) is a class of diseases in which a group of cells display uncontrolled growth (division beyond the normal limits), invasion (intrusion on and destruction of adjacent tissues), and sometimes metastasis (spread to other locations in the body via lymph or ...
  7. Cancer is an album by My Disco, released on November 7, 2006. The album marked a change in direction for the band, further into math rock, shifting towards minimalism, a theme further explored and refined in the following album Paradise. The album was recorded in mid 2006.
  8. Cancer was a British death / thrash metal band formed in Ironbridge, Telford, Shropshire in 1988. Over the course of their career they released five full-length albums, including one for the major label East West, breaking up in 2006.
  9. Cancer is a fictional character in the Marvel Universe.
  10. Cancer is one of the twelve constellations of the zodiac. Its name is Latin for crab and it is commonly represented as such. Its symbol is . Cancer is small and its stars are faint. It lies between Gemini to the west and Leo to the east, Lynx to the north and Canis Minor and Hydra to the south.]
  11. Cancer is a genus of marine crabs, including familiar crabs of the littoral zone, such as the edible crab and the Jonah crab.
  12. A disease in which the cells of a tissue undergo uncontrolled (and often rapid) proliferation
  13. The genus containing crabs
  14. An umbrella term for more than 100 life-threatening diseases characterized by the uncontrolled, abnormal growth of malignant cells. These harmful cells may spread locally or through either the bloodstream or lymphatic system. One of the comorbidities associated with morbid obesity.
  15. A term for diseases in which abnormal cells divide without control. Cancer cells can invade nearby tissues and can spread through the bloodstream and lymphatic system to other parts of the body.
  16. A group of diseases in which abnormal cells divide uncontrollably, forming a tumor or mass.
  17. a group of diseases characterized by cells that reproduce spontaneously and independently and may invade other tissues and organs. Risk factors include tobacco use, sun exposure, nutrition, environmental and occupational exposures, and your level of physical activity. ...
  18. The malignant uncotrolled growth of cells, that left untreated would be fatal. Cancers have the capacity to metastasize, or form secondary tumors at other sites Cancer is not a single disease but a wide range of different diseases of which there well over a hundred types. ...
  19. To have one successfully treated in a dream, denotes a sudden rise from obscure poverty to wealthy surroundings. To dream of a cancer, denotes illness of some one near you, and quarrels with those you love. Depressions may follow to the man of affairs after this dream. ...
  20. A tumor or lump that grows and may keep growing until it causes death.
  21. An abnormal growth that can invade nearby structures and spread to other parts of the body and may be a threat to life.
  22. Invasive, out-of-control cell growth that results in malignant tumors.
  23. A disease characterized by malignant, uncontrolled cell growth in body tissue.
  24. An abnormal growth of cells which tend to proliferate in an uncontrolled way and, in some cases, to metastasize (spread).
  25. A malignant and invasive growth or tumor.