Definition of 'cancerous'
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The biopsy may also give a false result as the cancerous cells may be missed. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Memories of his wartime anguish had become cancerous. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)Successful trials found the pill can directly target cancerous cells without killing off the healthy surrounding tissue. The Sun (2013)It can take ten years for abnormal cells detected by smears to become cancerous. The Sun (2008)It was there the doctors told me that the tumour was cancerous. The Sun (2012)This can find cancer in other parts of the bowel and remove potentially cancerous growths. Times, Sunday Times (2011)One of them came back with a few cells that were cancerous. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She now has to go into hospital for surgery on more cancerous growths. The Sun (2010)Light invisible to the eye highlights calcium crystals produced by cancerous cells. The Sun (2007)It is so already had instances of cancerous cells. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She had a cancerous growth that was crushing her throat and weighed a sixth of her body mass. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Thankfully it wasn't cancerous but the tumour was sending my hormones all over the place. The Sun (2015)Anything that helps us identify women at risk and treat changes early before they become cancerous has got to be a good thing. The Sun (2011)The growths are not cancerous, it is their location that causes problems. The Sun (2011)She had 18 operations to remove her cancerous tumours and lives in fear that the disease will return. The Sun (2009)She'd coughed up an aggressive cancerous tumour from her throat and her number seemed to be up. The Sun (2012)Those changes might, in some women, become cancerous. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'cancerous'
British English: cancerous ADJECTIVE
Cancerous cells or growths are cells or growths that are the result of cancer.
...production of cancerous cells.
Definition of cancerous from the Collins English Dictionary
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