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synonyms for cancer

  • corruption
  • disease
  • malignancy
  • sickness
  • tumor
  • C
  • canker
  • carcinoma
  • big C
  • long illness
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antonyms for cancer

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  • health
  • wholesomeness
  • benignity
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LeBlanc considered herself lucky because no one in her family has had cancer.
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Then you get down into patients who have established cardiac disease, who’ve got moderate to severe asthma, who have or have had cancer in the past, sickle-cell disease and things like that.
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A redesigned set for the coronavirus era will allow for the contestants to be further apart and at a greater distance from Trebek, who has continued as host after a diagnosis last year of pancreatic cancer.
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As Boseman’s untimely death reminds us, colorectal cancer is a difficult and emotional disease for all people at any age.
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Physicians also prescribe birth control to patients who would face health risks if they were to become pregnant, including women who suffer from cardiac disease or are undergoing some cancer treatments.
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They’ve already been used to detect diseases such as cancer and Alzheimer’s disease, he notes.
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Some examples include gallbladder stone removal, angiography or stenting for cardiac patients, and resections for early-stage cancer.
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When Henrietta Lacks went to Johns Hopkins Hospital with cervical cancer in 1951, a researcher took cells from her tumor and discovered that, unlike other human cells, they survived and continued to replicate in the lab.
ALL OF MEDICINE SHOULD BE PAYING REPARATIONS TO HENRIETTA LACKSOLIVIA GOLDHILLAUGUST 7, 2020QUARTZ
These targets were selected because finding compounds that dock with them could result in drugs for treating different diseases, including chronic kidney disease, prostate cancer, osteoporosis, diabetes, thrombosis and bacterial infections.
SCIENTISTS TAP THE WORLD’S MOST POWERFUL COMPUTERS IN THE RACE TO UNDERSTAND AND STOP THE CORONAVIRUSJEREMY SMITHJUNE 4, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Another Caltech lab had studied effects of low-intensity ultrasound on cancer cells.
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