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!--are very complacent and agreeable.
Summary: The erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) is prevalently used in clinical practice as an indicator of trauma, infection, or malignant disease and billions of tests are being performed in clinical laboratories globally.
It was reported that Amano is suffering from a malignant disease and has been subjected to chemical therapy over the last months.
This was spoken by Asma Butt, President, SSGC Women's Association (SSGCWA) while talking to the media at an event organized by SSGCWA at the SSGC Head Office Auditorium to create awareness about breast cancers and other forms of this malignant disease. A number of women suffering from cancer were especially invited to encourage them to conquer the disease.
This was spoken by Asma Butt, President SSGC Women's Association (SSGCWA), while talking to the media at an event organized by SSGCWA at the SSGC Head Office Auditorium to create awareness about breast cancers and other forms of this malignant disease.
TUESDAY, April 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Males with BRCA mutations have increased incidence of malignant disease, specifically prostate, melanoma, pancreas, and breast cancers, according to a research letter published online April 12 in JAMA Oncology.
It could be that the country had symptoms when Netanyahu took over, but he has brought it to the grave condition of a malignant disease."
Yahia Omar, radiologist and head of the spectral analysis unit at Misr Radiology Centre (MRC), said that the latest scientific research on prostate tumours involves the use of radioactive gallium, which helps the early detection of the malignant disease in stages that could not be radiographed before, and then selecting the best way for curing and starting appropriate treatment before the spread and development of the tumour.
Metastases usually have a primary malignant disease. The commonest nodal metastases were from lung cancer, followed by gastroenteric tumor and prostatic cancer.
NONWHITE ORGAN TRANSPLANT recipients (OTRs) are more likely to present with inflammatory or infectious conditions after transplantation, while white transplant recipients more commonly present with malignant disease, new research suggests.

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