Examples of malignancy in a Sentence
the malignancy of the tumor
The test revealed a malignancy in the patient's chest.
Recent Examples of malignancy from the Web
Lynparza, which costs about $13,000 a month, belongs to a new class of drugs called PARP inhibitors that exploit the complex role of DNA repair in malignancy.
They are used to treat a wide range of advanced malignancies, including melanomas and cancers of the lung, breast, colon, bladder, thyroid and endometrium.
Cancer Statistics 2018, the organization's annual look at incidence, mortality and survival, tracks the decadeslong decline in mortality as driven largely by falling death rates among four malignancies - lung, breast, prostate and colorectal cancer.
In many cases, the development of a second cancer resulted from the same risk factors that most likely precipitated the first malignancy.
Even some patients with terminal cancers continue to be screened for other malignancies.
Terminal patients still screened Even some patients with terminal cancers continue to be screened for other malignancies.
McCain was diagnosed with a glioblastoma, an aggressive and highly lethal malignancy, in July.
Among the risk factors for malignancy is age: Women younger than 20 and older than 35 are at elevated risk.
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First Known Use of malignancy
MALIGNANCY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of malignancy for English Language Learners
medical + formal : a malignant quality or state
medical : a tumor that is malignant
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