carcinophobia


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cancerphobia

 [kan″ser-fo´be-ah]
irrational fear of cancer or other tumors.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

can·cer·o·pho·bi·a

(kan'ser-ō-fō'bē-ă),
A morbid fear of acquiring a malignant growth.
Synonym(s): carcinophobia
[cancer + G. phobos, fear]
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carcinophobia

Morbid fear of cancer.
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can·cer·o·pho·bi·a

(kan'sĕr-ō-fō'bē-ă)
A morbid fear of acquiring a malignant growth.
Synonym(s): carcinophobia.
[cancer + G. phobos, fear]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012