Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
cancer /'kænsə/
  • danh từ
    • bệnh ung thư
      • to die of cancer: chết vì bệnh ung thư
    • (nghĩa bóng) ung nhọt, những cái xấu xa (của xã hội)
    • the tropic of Cancer
      • hạ chí tuyến
Concise Dictionary
+any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division; it may spread to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the blood stream
+(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer
+a small zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Leo and Gemini
+the fourth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about June 21 to July 22
+type genus of the family Cancridae

Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 [U] the fourth sign of the ZODIAC, the CRAB
2 [sing.] a person born under the influence of this sign, that is between 22 June and 22 July, approximately
Cancerian noun, adjective
Collocation Dictionary


breast, cervical, lung, prostate, skin, etc.


have, suffer from | contract, get, develop | cause | screen sb for
Most of the women employees have now been screened for breast cancer.
| diagnose | die from/of


The cancer has spread to his stomach.


cell | patient, sufferer, victim | risk
The cancer risk among smokers was found to be higher.
| research | drug, treatment


a battle/struggle against cancer
He died after an 18-month battle against cancer. > Special page at ILLNESS

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