Definition Of cancer


a constellation (the Crab), said to represent a crab crushed under the foot of Hercules. It is most noted for the globular star cluster of Praesepe (the Beehive cluster).

the disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in a part of the body.

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the fourth sign of the zodiac, which the sun enters at the northern summer solstice (about June 21).

Example Of cancer

  • A large number of people with cancer overcome the disease and live fulfilled lives for many years.

  • As doctors we are all too aware of the natural causes of death, such as cancer and heart disease, the top killers.

  • Cases progress slowly resulting in chronic liver diseases, cirrhosis and cancer .

  • Consider why the patient has consulted; many are worried about heart disease or cancer .

  • Denos died last Wednesday after a long battle against cancer and the lung disease emphysema.

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