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- n. Inordinate dread of contracting cancer.
“One not uncommon indication for prophylactic mastectomy is carcinophobia (a.k.a. cancerophobia).”
“Cancerophobia or carcinophobia is an active behavior of extreme fear of cancer that can lead to repeated medical examination without giving full reassurance to the patient.”
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946 of these 2700 words do not yield any results in six different dictionaries, hence many of them might be misspellings.
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