Cancerphobia - definition of cancerphobia by The Free Dictionary
cancerophobia (redirected from cancerphobia)
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(Medicine) a morbid dread of being afflicted by cancer
carcinomophobia.See also: Cancer
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.