cancerophobia

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Related to cancerphobia: Phronemophobia

cancerophobia

(ˌkænsərəʊˈfəʊbɪə)
n
(Medicine) a morbid dread of being afflicted by cancer

cancerophobia

carcinomophobia.
See also: Cancer
Translations

can·cer·o·pho·bi·a

n. cancerofobia, fobia a contraer cáncer.
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When we put these two characteristics together, we can understand the phenomenon referred to variously as cancer phobia, cancerphobia, and carcinophobia.
35) Applying New York's case law to potential claims of exposure-only victims of 9/11, (36) Rabin concluded that cancerphobia claims are unlikely to succeed.
1986) (recovery for cancerphobia where plaintiff was doused with toxic chemicals and no physical injury was apparent); Day, 851 F.
Goyer III, Recovery for Cancerphobia and Increased Risk of Cancer, 15 Cumb.