malignant disease


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malignant disease

[mə′līg·nənt di′zēz]
(medicine)
Any disease that endangers the life of an individual over a short period of time, especially cancer.
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But a malignant disease, more fatal than the smallpox, broke out among the soldiers and sailors, and destroyed the greater part of them.
Krook's and bears off the body of our dear brother here departed to a hemmed-in churchyard, pestiferous and obscene, whence malignant diseases are communicated to the bodies of our dear brothers and sisters who have not departed, while our dear brothers and sisters who hang about official back-stairs--would to heaven they HAD departed
A cursory examination of the list may create the impression that SA enjoys the unique privilege of having been spared the increase in the incidence of malignant disease seen in the rest of the world.
The study included 110 patients who underwent thyroidectomy for benign or malignant disease in 2013.
The event is the fruit of strenuous efforts aimed at combating this malignant disease, she pointed out, affirming that the ministry harnesses all capabilities for the service of the people.
It's no secret that in recent years we have witnessed an increase in the number of infected prisoners, especially those with malignant disease.
Focusing on benign and malignant disease of the breast, Hazard is an integral part of the multidisciplinary team of physicians and healthcare providers at the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center.
There were six times as many cases of intraoperative complications among patients with malignant disease than among those with a benign condition.
Less information is given on malignant disease and the use of medicines undertaken in tertiary centers.
Neither duration of anesthesia nor increased cumulative time with profound sevoflurane anesthesia was associated with an increased risk for new malignant disease within five years after surgery in previously cancer-free patients," concludes the study by Maj-Lis Lindholm, Ph.
However, those people who are not so immediately at risk from malignant disease will be able to defeat their ailments with a somewhat less stringent approach than cancer patients.
He observed that not only there happens no adverse implications of giving drops to the children but also it adds their immune system; adding everyone is required to lend his hand for freeing Balochistan from this malignant disease.

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