cancerophobia

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cancerophobia

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

carcinomophobia.
See also: Cancer
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Translations

can·cer·o·pho·bi·a

n. cancerofobia, fobia a contraer cáncer.
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One patient with BI-RADS III had an intraductal papilloma with excessive leaking of secretions, and one lesion was removed due to cancerphobia. A patient with a BI-RADS II lesion had a surgical indication due to a family history of breast cancer.
Epley, "Cancerphobia: Electromagnetic Fields and Their Impact in Residential Loan Values," Journal of Real Estate Research 15, no.
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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.
Under the Fund legislation, any litigation relating to the events of the 9/11 attacks, including lawsuits for personal injuries, must be brought as a federal cause of action in the Southern District of New York and will be controlled by the law "of the State in which the crash occurred." (31) Professor Robert Rabin has surveyed the potential causes of action available to exposure-only 9/11 victims: (32) emotional distress over prospective future physical harm ("cancerphobia"), (33) medical monitoring, (34) and present probabilistic recovery for future harm.
Goyer III, Recovery for Cancerphobia and Increased Risk of Cancer, 15 Cumb.