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  • n. Inordinate dread of contracting cancer.

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Examples

  • One not uncommon indication for prophylactic mastectomy is carcinophobia (a.k.a. cancerophobia).

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  • 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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