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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People are suing as a result of pollution, property, bodily injury, emotional distress and Cancerphobia.
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