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Cancer noun
cancer /ˈkænsə $ -ər/ noun

(طب) سرطان ، (نج). برج سرطان ، خرچنگ ، نجوم: چنگار
پزشکی: سرطان

[TahlilGaran] Persian Dictionary

Synonyms: growth, corruption, malignancy, pestilence, sickness, tumour
English Thesaurus: astrology, horoscope, the signs of the zodiac, star sign/sign, Aries, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

Cancer noun
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: Latin; Origin: cancer]

1. [uncountable] the fourth sign of the zodiac, represented by a crab, which some people believe affects the character and life of people born between June 22 and July 23

2. (also Can·cer·i·an /kænˈsɪəriən $ -ˈsɪr-/) [countable] someone who was born between June 22 and July 23
—Cancerian adjective

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

cancer S2 W2 /ˈkænsə $ -ər/ noun
[Date: 1600-1700; Language: Latin; Origin: 'crab, cancer']

1. [uncountable and countable] a very serious disease in which cells in one part of the body start to grow in a way that is not normal ⇒ tumour:
A lot of cancers can now be treated successfully.
lung/breast/stomach etc cancer
Smoking causes lung cancer.
She was told last year that she had cancer.
He died of cancer last month.
cancer of
cancer of the womb
a new treatment which effectively kills cancer cells

2. [countable] an evil influence that affects a lot of people and is difficult to stop:
Drug abuse is the cancer of our society.
—cancerous adjective:
a cancerous growth
cancerous cells

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

ADJ. breast, cervical, lung, prostate, skin, etc.
VERB + CANCER have, suffer from | contract, get, develop | cause | screen sb for Most of the women employees have now been screened for breast cancer.
diagnose | die from/of
CANCER + VERB spread The cancer has spread to his stomach.
CANCER + NOUN cell | patient, sufferer, victim | risk The cancer risk among smokers was found to be higher.
research | drug, treatment
PHRASES a battle/struggle against cancer He died after an 18-month battle against cancer.
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[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: Her husband died 10 years ago of a lung cancer.
GOOD: Her husband died 10 years ago of lung cancer.

Usage Note:
cancer (uncountable) = a type of serious disease: 'It is generally believed that diet plays an important role in the prevention of cancer.' 'Skin cancer is related to prolonged exposure to sunlight.'
a cancer (countable) = an abnormal growth in someone's body which is caused by this disease; tumour: 'Some small cancers may be destroyed by the body's defence mechanisms.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

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TahlilGaran : دیکشنری آنلاین تحلیلگران (معنی cancer) | علیرضا معتمد , دیکشنری تحلیلگران , وب اپلیکیشن , تحلیلگران , دیکشنری , آنلاین , آیفون , IOS , آموزش مجازی 4.55 : 2207
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