breast cancer
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breast cancer(
brehst
 
kahn
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suhr
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (illness)
a. el cáncer de mama
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Mammograms can help women detect breast cancer in its early stages.La mamografía puede ayudar a las mujeres a detectar el cáncer de mama en sus primeras etapas.
b. el cáncer de seno
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
After surviving breast cancer, I had to have surgery.Después de sobrevivir el cáncer de seno, tuve que operarme.
c. el cáncer mamario
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
After you have survived breast cancer, pregnancy can be complicated.Después de sobrevivir al cáncer mamario, el embarazo puede resultar complicado.
d. el cáncer de pecho
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Chemotherapy can help with breast cancer.La quimioterapia puede ayudar con el cáncer de pecho.
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