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incurable

1. (esp of a disease) not curable; unresponsive to treatment
2. a person having an incurable disease
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There was no morbidness in Phoebe; if there had been, the old Pyncheon House was the very locality to ripen it into incurable disease.
Kate Middleton has an incurable sickness, and her symptoms often show up when she's attending a royal event.
WORK has begun on a PS2.5 million project to create a new centre for patients with incurable conditions.
A WORLD-WIDE cancer trial involving a Scots specialist centre is bringing hope to patients once considered incurable.
A MAN with incurable cancer has had an apology from the Department of Work and Pensions after his disability payments were stopped.
Mandy Mahoney, 47, has incurable metastatic breast cancer.
Paul Mayhew-Archer INCURABLE OPTIMIST ON TOUR PAUL Mayhew-Archer is 65 years old, he has Parkinson's and last year he did something he had never done before - performed a one-man comedy show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
The seminar commenced with a speech by Dr Yousuf al Washahi, director of Continuing Medical Education, Examinations and Certificates at Oman Medical Specialty Board, in which he stressed on the importance of concerted efforts needed to take care of those suffering from incurable diseases to alleviate their suffering.
[USA] July 23(ANI): The cause of prostate cancer progression to the incurable stage has likely been uncovered in a recent study.
West writes: "I was even cured of rheumatoid arthritis, which is considered an incurable disease.
CITY Hospice is Cardiff's local hospice, caring for people with incurable illness in their own homes.