Medical Dictionary


noun can·cer \ˈkan(t)-sər\

Medical Definition of CANCER

:  a malignant tumor of potentially unlimited growth that expands locally by invasion and systemically by metastasis
:  an abnormal state marked by a cancer
can·cer·ous \ˈkan(t)s-(ə-)rəs\ adjective
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