relating to or affected with cancer;
"a cancerous growth"
like a cancer; an evil that grows and spreads;
"remorse was cancerous within him"
"pornography is cancerous to the moral development of our children"
- Scientists in Sweden have shown that removing a cancerous prostate gland reduces the chance of dying from prostate cancer.
- Tiny magnets made by bacteria could be used to kill cancerous cells, say researchers in Edinburgh.
This fantasy, once mild, has grown cancerous and now infects his whole world.出自： fig.