cancer美 [ˈkænsə(r)] 英 ['kænsə(r)]
a serious disease in which growths of cells, also called cancers , form in the body and kill normal body cells. The disease often causes death.
cancer of the bowel/stomach
Most skin cancers are completely curable.
The cancer has spread to his stomach.
an evil or dangerous thing that spreads quickly
Violence is a cancer in our society.
a serious illness caused by a group of cells in the body increasing in an uncontrolled way
something harmful that affects a lot of people and is difficult to stop
one of the 12 signs of the zodiac, represented by a crab. A Cancer or a Cancerian is someone born between 22nd June and 22nd July
The lymphatic system is one of the most common avenues for the spread of cancer cells throughout the body.
It's like bragging about how much you hate lung cancer while demanding everybody smoke forty cigarettes a day.
Pancreatic cancer can be hard to diagnose, since the early stages have no visible symptoms.
These cancer cells do not show up in the standard tests until they have multiplied to a few billion.
We kept that patient in a bit isolated room & told him repeatedly that he is not having cancer; he was misdiagnosed & will get well soon.
At M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, interpreters have to have at least one year of experience doing medical interpretation.
Ovarian cancer is known as a "silent killer" because it is usually discovered too late to save a woman's life.
In 10 years your risk of lung cancer will have returned to that of a non-smoker.
You see, my young wife, after a tragic battle with cancer, had died just a few months earlier.
I really hope to see a world where there is no cancer, no Aids, no fatal disease, no one suffering from illness. But this is only a fantasy.