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adjective as in malignant

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The SEC Freshman of the Year watched the draft from his home in Atlanta, where he was flanked by paintings of his mother and grandmother, who both died after battling with cancer.

Additionally, Pauli’s stamina began to decline in his final year before he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

Mangakahia missed all of the 2019-20 season after she was diagnosed with breast cancer in June.

Google was describing successful trials of an AI that looked for signs of breast cancer in medical images.

He also began work as an adjunct professor teaching art at American University, which he continued until illness related to his lung cancer forced him to step back.

Once RB was turned off, female cells were equally susceptible to becoming cancerous.

Like Retsky, Demicheli doubted the dominant view of how cancerous tumors grow.

The group was eyeing what are referred to as pre-cancerous conditions.

Known as polyps or adenomas, benign tumors in the colon have the potential to become cancerous.

The idea is, hold back the barbarian hordes, and excise the cancerous growth that is sucking the lifeblood from our economy.

Assuredly the betrayal was complete; they wanted to be rid of him, as of a diseased arm or a cancerous leg.

Tennelly asked as if he were delicately inquiring about some insidious tubercular or cancerous trouble.

From this cause arise cancerous malformations which are very common in pine woods (Fig. 34).

How soon, or in what particular manner, they could not tell; it might even become cancerous.

It has been recently recommended in cancerous affections, both internally and as a lotion.


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On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cancerous, such as: carcinogenic, destructive, harmful, and mortal.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.