cancerous cancerous  /ˈkæn sə rəs/


  1. (adj) relating to or affected with cancer
  2. (adj) like a cancer; an evil that grows and spreads


  1. Try to cut it out, and there would be the risk of taking too little, leaving cancerous tissue to grow again, or taking too much, causing profound and irreparable brain damage.
  2. For the cases in which the tissue proves to be cancerous, immediate surgery is the only prudent remedy.
  3. Her cancerous condition had not been previously made public, and she was diagnosed last fall, according to family friends.


  1. Journey's Steve Perry has cancerous mole removed

    Steve Perry confirms he had two surgeries last month to remove a cancerous mole from his face.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KGO-TV Bay Area

  2. Ex-Journey Singer Perry Reveals All About Cancer

    Ex-Journey singer Steve Perry is recovering from surgery he had to remove a cancerous mole from his right cheek. Perry revealed that he needed to undergo surgery in the cancerous mole on his cheek just weeks after losing his girlfriend and love of his life to brain cancer. Perry’s girlfriend Kellie Nash was a true [...] Ex-Journey Singer Perry Reveals All About Cancer is a post from: The Inquisitr
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  3. Ex-Journey frontman Steve Perry has cancerous mole removed

    DEL MAR, Calif., June 10 (UPI) -- Former Journey singer Steve Perry has revealed he had a cancerous mole removed from his face.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: UPI


  1. "Successive political governments with conflicting political interests, fragile policies and weak political determination and will were not able to deal with the cancerous disease of sectarianism, ethnicity and the mafias," Imtiaz Ahmed, a...
    on Jun 27, 2010 By: Imtiaz Ahmed Source: The Associated Press

  2. "This weekend I underwent a successful surgery to remove a cancerous tumor from my pancreas," Jobs wrote in the e-mail. "I had a very rare form of pancreatic cancer called an islet cell neuroendocrine tumor, which represents about 1 percent...
    on Aug 2, 2004 By: Steve Jobs Source: Boston Globe

  3. "The influence of Chavez in Latin America is cancerous. It's a very dangerous moment. And long-term US interests could be deeply threatened," Rogoff said.
    on Mar 3, 2007 By: Kenneth Rogoff Source: International Herald Tribune

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