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American English: /ˈkænsər/
British English: /ˈkansə/

Translation of cancer in Spanish:


  • 1 countable or uncountable (disease) (Medicine) cancer of the breast
    cáncer de mama
    a cancer in our society
    un cáncer de nuestra sociedad
    (before noun) cancer patient
    enfermo (masculine) de cáncer
    Example sentences
    • Members suffer from illnesses such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes and asthma.
    • Denos died last Wednesday after a long battle against cancer and the lung disease emphysema.
    • This may predispose people to conditions such as cancer and heart disease.
    Example sentences
    • Most stomach cancers form a tumour or an ulcer in the inner lining of the stomach.
    • In almost all bladder cancers, the cancer cells show a loss of part of the long arm of chromosome number 9.
    • In almost all cancers, the cancer cells are found to have a mutation in one or more genes.
  • 2
    also: Cancer
    (Astrology) 2.1 (constellation) (no article) 2.2 countable (person)
    Cáncer or cáncer (masculine or feminine)
    canceriano, (-na) (masculine, feminine)
    see alsoAquarius
    Example sentences
    • Depression is a cancer of the soul, it eats away at the core of who you are and replaces it with doubt and pain and fear.
    • Those people are a cancer in our society and they deserve to be in jail.
    • the financial services industry is like a cancer in our society.
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