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malign

[məlīn]
Etymology: ME, malignen, deceptive
to show ill will or maliciousness; to act viciously; to harm.

malign

(mă-līn′) [ME. maligne]
Tending to injure or harm; malignant.

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Q. how many types of cancer are they?

A. There are over 200 different types of cancer. You can develop cancer in any body organ. There are over 60 different organs in the body where you can get a cancer.

Each organ is made up of several different tissue types. For example, there is usually a surface covering of skin or epithelial tissue. Underneath that there will be some connective tissue, often containing gland cells. Underneath that there is often a layer of muscle tissue and so on. Each type of tissue is made up of specific types of cells. Cancer can develop in just about any type of cell in the body. So there is almost always more than one type of cancer that can develop in any one organ.

Q. why does it call "cancer"?can you treat cancer?

A. the name came from the appearance of the cut surface of a solid malignant tumour, with the veins stretched on all sides as the animal the crab has its feet, whence it derives its name. Hippocrates first called it in that name after describing few types of cancer.
some of the cancers are treatable but that is a big subject. there are some very nice videos here on the site that can give you a clue about that. just search them there ^ :)

Q. Cancer - incurable? When i was surfing the internet for the incurable disease, i found CANCER is one among them. Is there not a medicine found yet? Really is it incurable?

A. I like to share with you what i read from a book it said 'With modern day treatments many cancers are completely cured but unfortunately there are still many others which are not.

Although it is not always possible to be certain, doctors are often able to tell whether or not a particular cancer might be cured. Even if cancer is incurable they will usually still offer treatment in the hope of prolonging life and, controlling, symptoms.'
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOBvDTf9ohQ

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The malign website injects a HTML or HTTP request for the legitimate site into the user's (prey) session thereby compromising the reliability of the legitimate site.
The Congress is making baseless accusations in an attempt to malign Chouhan's image," said Jaitley while delivering his inaugural speech at the two- day BJP state executive meeting that began here on Thursday.
Dr Thomas Hockey, who carried out a post-mortem examination, said that in 90% of cases asbestos was the cause of malign mesothelioma.
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There is a suggestion that a very, very small number of signatories may not have been legitimate and it appears that the council is using this to malign and smear the entire campaign.
There could be a malign scenario leading to a much deeper and more malign recession, but it is entirely avoidable.
All too often, aspirations towards modernity in developing countries have malign economic and cultural effects where construction is concerned.
Some of these are the dances of honey bees; chimps configuring boxes to be able to reach otherwise unreachable bananas; wasps providing food for their larval-stage offspring at the time of egg laying; the amazing abilities of bats, in spite of our propensity to malign them; a homing pigeon rescuing a lost battalion in WW I (the bird's remains are in the Smithsonian); macaques washing potatoes; and the recreational sex of dolphins.
This new insight resonates with Democratic populists, like me, who are frustrated by conservatives' use of deceptive language to malign Democratic ideas and erode American values while Democratic leaders appear powerless to defend them.
If the lad loses his head in Portugal this summer, costing England the Euro Championship, and you're looking to blame malign influences, look no further than the low-life company he keeps ON the pitch.
The sound track is nothing more than an intermittent artificial thunderclap, the ultimate movie cliche for designating the imminence of dark or malign forces.
It is a shame that a former DOH consultant would malign the reputation of many dedicated career DOH officials.