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Is there a connection between malignant neoplasms and crabs?
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: History
The word karkinoma means “crab” in ancient greek.
Hippocrates (460-377 bc), a greek physician and author of the the oath that includes the phrase, “first do no harm, ” first compared the swollen blood vessels radiating from breast tumors to the limbs of a crab& referred to the disease as karkinoma.The word cancer was later used to mean a malignant tumor. Cancer is used for the zodiac of the crab.

In brief: History
The word karkinoma means “crab” in ancient greek.
Hippocrates (460-377 bc), a greek physician and author of the the oath that includes the phrase, “first do no harm, ” first compared the swollen blood vessels radiating from breast tumors to the limbs of a crab& referred to the disease as karkinoma.The word cancer was later used to mean a malignant tumor. Cancer is used for the zodiac of the crab.
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