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cancerophobia

/ˌkænsərəʊˈfəʊbɪə/
noun
1.
a morbid dread of being afflicted by cancer
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Contemporary definitions for cancerophobia
noun

a fear of getting cancer; also called cancerphobia , carcinophobia

See carcinophobia

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cancerophobia in Medicine

cancerophobia can·cer·o·pho·bi·a (kān'sə-rō-fō'bē-ə) or car·ci·no·pho·bi·a (kär'sə-nō-)
n.
An abnormal fear of developing a malignant growth.

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