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

Translation of cancer in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 countable and 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.
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