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cancer

noun [C, U]
 
 
/ˈkænsər/
B1 a serious disease that is caused when cells in the body grow in a way that is uncontrolled and not normal: breast/lung cancer His wife died of cancer.Cancer
cancerous adjective a cancerous growth
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