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The researchers hope the findings will increase treatment options because they can study recurring tumours to find out how they evolved. Times, Sunday Times (2017)One patient is waiting to have an operation to remove a cancerous tumour from his oesophagus and has already had his operation cancelled once. Times, Sunday Times (2017)In lab tests these have shown the ability to inhibit tumour cells. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The proteins could also distinguish between tumours that were benign and malignant. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There is no damage to the healthy tissue beyond the tumour. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Previous research has suggested the acids can suppress tumour growth and curb blood flow to cancer cells. The Sun (2016)Some benign tumours tend to become malignant. Mayes, Adrienne The Dictionary of Nutritional Health (1986)It was there the doctors told me that the tumour was cancerous. The Sun (2012)He has since undergone three operations to reduce pressure on his brain and remove remaining tumour tissues. The Sun (2008)Experiments on mice found regular low doses of the painkiller reduced the growth of tumours. The Sun (2013)He was first diagnosed with a benign tumour nine years ago. The Sun (2008)But benign tumours account for nine in ten lumps. The Sun (2013)Thankfully it wasn't cancerous but the tumour was sending my hormones all over the place. The Sun (2015)It is thought cutting calories may strengthen tissue around the tumour, halting its spread. The Sun (2014)Herceptin blocks this action, inhibiting tumour growth. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They said electromagnetic radiation emitted by mobile and cordless phones can damage cells, making tumours more likely. The Sun (2012)The nucleus of a tumour cell is a place of genetic chaos, with many thousands of mutations. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Do animals get brain tumours? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Those who said they had used marijuana were twice as likely to have mixed germ cell tumours which are more often fatal, it was found. Times, Sunday Times (2012)

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Translations for 'tumour'

British English: tumour /ˈtjuːmə/ NOUN
A tumour is a mass of diseased or abnormal cells that has grown in someone's body.
...a brain tumour.
  • American English: tumor
  • Arabic: وَرَم
  • Brazilian Portuguese: tumor
  • Chinese: 肿瘤
  • Croatian: tumor
  • Czech: nádor
  • Danish: svulst
  • Dutch: tumor
  • European Spanish: tumor
  • Finnish: kasvain
  • French: tumeur
  • German: Tumor
  • Greek: όγκος καλοήθης/κακοήθης
  • Italian: tumore
  • Japanese: 腫瘍
  • Korean: 종양
  • Norwegian: svulst
  • Polish: guz
  • European Portuguese: tumor
  • Romanian: tumoare
  • Russian: опухоль
  • Spanish: tumor
  • Swedish: tumör
  • Thai: เนื้องอก
  • Turkish: ur
  • Ukrainian: пухлина
  • Vietnamese: khối u


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