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cancer

noun [C/U]  /ˈkæn·sər/ us  

cancer noun [C/U] (DISEASE)

a disease in which cells in the body grow without control, or a serious medical condition caused by this disease: [U] He died from cancer of the stomach.
cancerous
adjective  /ˈkæn·sər·əs/ us  
Surgeons removed a cancerous growth from her lung.
Translations of “cancer”
in Korean 암…
in Arabic سَرطان…
in French cancer…
in Turkish kanser…
in Italian cancro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 癌,癌症, (迅速蔓延的)弊病,惡習…
in Russian рак (болезнь)…
in Polish rak…
in Spanish Càncer…
in Portuguese câncer…
in German der Krebs…
in Catalan càncer…
in Japanese 癌(がん)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 癌,癌症, (迅速蔓延的)弊病,恶习…
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