CANCER PHOBIA

The fear of developing cancer and the fear of cancer.

PROPHYLACTIC SURGERY

Prophylactic surgery is surgery performed in anticipation of the onset of a particular disease or condition in the organ or area of the body...

LARYNGEAL CANCER

Cancerous growths that affect the larynx or vocal cords. Higher incidents of this form of cancer affect the male population. ...

RUBINSTEIN-TAYBI SYNDROME (RSTS RTS)

Disease identified by small stature, medium to serious mental retardation, distinct facial characteristics, and wide thumbs and first toes. Additional features of the syndrome...

CANCER

A group of diseases that feature the unregulated growth of a normal cell to forma malignant tumour that can invade other tissue.

BRCA1 AND BRCA2

n. the first-two major cancer genes associated with a person's susceptibility to breast and ovarian cancer. In women with mutations in one of these...

AMPUTATION

with regard to the medical or trauma-related separation of an appendage from the core body or from another limb on the body. A medical...

WERNICKE'S ENCEPHALOPATHY

a neurological disorder elicited by a deficiency of vitamin B. The principal indicators are confusion, occulomotor irregularities, and ataxia. The disorder is most often...

STANOLONE

a semi-synthetic form of dihydrotestosterone used to treat some breast cancers.

XERODERMA PIGMENTOSUM

a syndrome acquired as an autosomal recessive trait and characterized by severe photosensitivity. It is elicited by a flaw in the capacity of the...

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