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  Cancer the Crab
Its name derives from the Latin "cancer...literally "the crab." Cancer individuals are "tried and true." They tend to cling to tradition as though they were a part of it, yet their moods and even their purposes may become as changeable as this Sign's ruling celestial body...the Moon.
In Egypt, Cancer was represented by two turtles known as the "Stars of the Water" and occasionally as an obscure aquatic creature known as Allul.
Cancer is the natural ruler of the Fourth House of the Zodiac, commonly referred to as the "House of Family and Home" and known in Vedic Astrology as the "Subterraneous Place." This is the field which represents the childhood home and all that such implies.
www.novareinna.com /constellation/cancer.html   (934 words)

  
 Cancer, mythology, history and observation by telescope
Cancer, the Crab, was thus sentry of the Hidra and a creature of the Gods.
It limits the north with Lynx, to the east with Gemini and Canis Minor, to the south with the Hydra and the west with I read is between the parallels 10º and North 30º therefore, visible during the months of November to April in the North hemisphere and during the austral summer in the south.
Cancer is to 30º North al of the milky Route, by as much, is characterized to be observed two precious stellar and many double star, weak accumulations of brightness.
www.mallorcaweb.net /masm/Cnc1.htm   (1218 words)

  
 Cancer (medicine) - Wikipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In medicine, cancer is a general term for any of a number of different diseases where some of the body's own cells divide in an uncontrolled manner.
Cancers are capable of spreading through the body by two mechanisms: invasion and metastasis.
Treatment of cancer typically involves surgery to remove tumors and nearby lymph nodes to which the cancer may have spread, combined with radiation therapy and/or chemotherapy.
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 ipedia.com: Cancer Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cancer is a disease where some of the body's own cellss repeatedly divide without control as the result of a mutation.
Cancer is treated by an oncologist, a doctor specialized in the treatment of malignant disease.
Cancers are capable of spreading through the body by either local invasion or distant metastasis.
www.ipedia.com /cancer.html   (991 words)

  
 Cancer - Astrology
Cancer is known as the peacemaker of the zodiac.
Under the tropical zodiac, Cancer is occupied by the Sun from June 21 to July 22 and under the sidereal zodiac, it is currently from July 21 to August 9.
In mythology Cancer is often associated with the Greek myth of the Lernaean Hydra, one of The Twelve Labours of Herakles and the mythical figure of Perseus, from the Greek myth of Medusa.
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 Cancer
Cancer the Crab is a winter Constellation, and can be best viewed in the night sky during the month of February.
Cancer is the recognition and organisation of an individuals relationship with his environment.
Cancer allows a native to surrender themselves in a certain sense to the constant and varied flow of images, sensations, and ideas.
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 Cancer   (Site not responding. Last check: )
--> This is one of the 13 constellations of the Zodiac.
Cancer grabbed onto the hero's toe with its claws, but barely breaking the rhythm of his great battle with Hydra, Hercules crushed the crab with his foot.
Cancer is famous despite itself due to its Zodiacal origins.
www.astro.wisc.edu /~dolan/constellations/constellations/Cancer.html   (113 words)

  
 Cancer, a March Constellation
The poor crab was crushed underfoot by mighty Hercules, and subsequently elevated to the heavens.
Cancer lies to the north of the equator, consequently it is above the horizon as seen from mid New Zealand for only some 9.5 to 10 hours each day.
The constellation remains visible in the early evening until June when it will be low to the north-west once the sky darkens after sunset.
www.faster.co.nz /~rasnz/Stars/Cancer.htm   (679 words)

  
 The Month of Cancer
Cancer people are good at this and their intuitions work well, even if they are inclined to keep them to themselves.
Cancer is mutable in its third decan for at the end, things are always phasing out and the new is felt.
She has come to symbolize the Mother and thus is the patron of all Mothers and Cancer is the sign of Motherhood.
www.geocities.com /Athens/4239/cancer.html   (1426 words)

  
 Cancer - Gurupedia
Cancer has become an important problem with the rise in life expectancy, as the mutations become more likely the longer a person lives.
Treatment of cancer typically involves surgery to remove tumors and nearby lymph nodes to which the cancer may have spread, combined with radiation therapy and/or chemotherapy.
Metastasis is the process of cancer cells penetrating into lymphatic and blood vessels, circulating through the bloodstream, and then invading normal tissues elsewhere in the body.
www.gurupedia.com /c/ca/cancer.htm   (857 words)

  
 Cancer - Slackerpedia Galactica
Cancer is one of the thirteen constellations used in astrology.
Cancer is noted as the home of Praesepe, an open cluster called the "Beehive cluster".
Both the constellation and the disease were named by the Greeks because they resemble a Crab.
www.slackerpedia.org /slackerpedia/index.php?title=Cancer&redirect=no   (63 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Cancer   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In medicine, cancer is a general term for any of a number of different diseases where some of the body's own cells divide in an uncontrolled manner.
Cancers are capable of spreading through the body by two mechanisms: local invasion and distant metastasis.
Treatment of cancer typically involves surgery to remove tumors and nearby lymph nodes to which the cancer may have spread, combined with radiation therapy and/or chemotherapy.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Cancer   (856 words)

  
 Cancer
Cancer, ruled by the mysterious Moon of the night, is perhaps the Water Sign furthest removed from "light of day" consciousness and description.
Cancer is the archetypal image of the bond between mother and son (as well as the archetypal image of the bond between father and daughter)...
Cancer reflects the ebb and flow of the tides - and, as such, reflects the ebb and flow of emotions...
www.sabaean.org /Astrology/Cancer.htm   (620 words)

  
 McCook Daily Gazette: Story : Column by Vernon Whetstone
Cancer is a zodiacal constellations and can be found between Gemini, the Twins and Leo, the Lion.
Cancer is a very dim constellation with the major stars being only 4th magnitude.
It is called a manger because some of the stars of Cancer were associated with donkeys in ancient times and the little fuzzy spot was thought to be the manger where they fed. You can find it near the center of the constellation.
www.mccookgazette.com /story/1189288.html   (637 words)

  
 Cancer - Slackerpedia Galactica
Cancer is one of the thirteen constellations used in astrology.
Cancer is noted as the home of Praesepe, an open cluster called the "Beehive cluster".
Both the constellation and the disease were named by the Greeks because they resemble a Crab.
www.slackerastronomy.org /slackerpedia/index.php/Cancer   (63 words)

  
 Software Bisque
Cancer the crab took part in an attack on Hercules.
While Hercules was fighting with Hydra a nine-headed water snake Cancer the crab crawled toward Hercules and bit him on the foot.
Cancer is the dimmest constellation in the Zodiac; none of its stars are brighter than fourth magnitude.
www.bisque.com /Tom/constellation/cancer.asp   (117 words)

  
 CANCER ZODIACAL DEITY
In the constellation Cancer, we find a doorway into incarnation for souls to gain the experience needed for their evolution.
The average Cancer native is immersed in the mass experience where instinct rules and the realm of the subconscious mind and collective imagination; an unconscious part of the great whole.
And as the magnetic energies of Cancer focus and draw in all souls on their incarnational process, so too does the polar opposite of Capricorn draw in all souls on their way towards relinquishing the cycle of rebirth and through the process of initiation, ending the need to take form to evolve.
www.souledout.org /cosmology/zodiacaldeities/zdcancer02/cancernew.html   (1448 words)

  
 Zodiac Mythology
Cancer is the fourth sign of the zodiac, which is entered by the sun on or about June 22nd.
The Latin for Cancer means Crab, and in Greek mythology the crab was sent to distract Hercules when he was fighting with the monster Hydra.
Libra is one of the constellations of the zodiac associated with Themis, the Greek goddess of justice whose attribute was a pair of scales.
www.rrtearoom.com /horoscope/mythology.htm   (1590 words)

  
 Constellation Cancer
The name comes from the Latin "cancer," means crab.
Cancer joined the dreaded Hydra in battle against Hercules.
But, because Cancer failed to defeat Hercules, the gods did not give Cancer bright stars to mark the constellation.
www.coldwater.k12.mi.us /lms/planetarium/myth/cancer.html   (477 words)

  
 About Me
The Egyptians saw Cancer as the sacred scarab, a beetle which rolls its dung in the dust, making pellets in which its eggs are laid.
The scarab was a symbol of resurrection and immortality; mummies often had a carving of the scarab in place of the heart.
Ruby is the birthstone of July under the sign of Cancer, it said to accord wearers wisdom, happiness and health, and to bring particularly good luck to gamblers and lovers.
members.tripod.com /jjkw/cancer.htm   (1678 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Cancer, in astronomy, Constellation (Constellations) - Encyclopedia
Cancer [Lat.,=the crab], in astronomy, constellation lying on the ecliptic (the sun's apparent path through the heavens) between Gemini and Leo; it is a constellation of the zodiac.
The tropic of Cancer takes its name from this constellation, in which the summer solstice was located about 2,000 years ago.
Cancer reaches its highest point in the evening sky in March.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/C/Cancer-1.html   (209 words)

  
 Taurus (constellation) - Free Encyclopedia of Thelema
Taurus (♉;) is one of the constellations of the zodiac, and its name is Latin for Bull.
It sits large and prominent in the winter sky, between Aries to the west and Gemini to the east; to the north lie Perseus and Auriga, to the southwest Orion, and to the southeast Eridanus and Cetus.
As such, since it is necessary to traverse the area of sky known as the Sea to reach it when passing through the Zodiac, it forms the origin of the myth of the Cretan Bull, one of The Twelve Labours of Herakles.
www.egnu.org /thelema/index.php/Taurus_(constellation)   (427 words)

  
 Constellation Mythology - Cancer the Crab   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Greek mythology of Cancer the Crab is simply a family mess.
Cancer comes into this ‘beloved’ scene when Hercules is fighting the terrible water-serpent, Hydra.
Cancer may be found between the constellations of Leo and Gemini.
www.fvastro.org /articles/cancer.htm   (208 words)

  
 cancer astrology
Cancer the Crab is a constellation of the Zodiac.
Most prominent during spring in the Northern Hemisphere, it is shaped like an inverted Y. The constellation contains the famous open star cluster Praesepe, also known as M 44 or the Beehive, and Zeta Cancri, one of the most remarkable of all multiple star systems, with its five stars in orbit around one another.
23 deg30' N) was named after the constellation some 2,000 years ago because at that time the Sun was in the constellation during the summer solstice on June 22; because of precession of the equinoxes, it has since been replaced during the solstice by Gemini.
www.cancer.arollo.com   (293 words)

  
 NPR: My Cancer
All I have heard since they said, "You have cancer," is a loop playing over and over in my head, "cancer, cancer, cancer, cancer." I am so unhappy and afraid that I haven't even allowed myself to think of what I am unhappy about or scared of.
Whether their lives are cut short by cancer or whether they live well into their 90s, I think most people still have things they want to do.
My case was not going well, the cancer had broken through the chemo, and the next set of drugs promised more side effects, but less effectiveness.
www.npr.org /blogs/mycancer   (4226 words)

  
 Reference Library - RedOrbit   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cancer Constellation -- The constellation Cancer, the crab, is known in astronomy and astrology as one of the twelve constellations of the zodiac.
Cancer is small and dim, and does not resemble a crab.
In Greek mythology, Cancer was a brave little crab who tried to stop Heracles from defeating the Hydra and was squashed for his efforts.
www.redorbit.com /education/reference_library?article_id=28   (329 words)

  
 Information on cancer prevention on MedicineNet.com
Cancer is an imbalance between cell growth and cell death, explains Donald S. Coffey, MD, resulting in the accumulation of large numbers of cells.
Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer, accounting for half of new cancer diagnoses in Western countries.
Catching cancer sooner rather than later is so important that Robert C. Bast Jr., MD, vice president for translational research at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, gave a talk on just that topic at the AACR public forum.
www.medicinenet.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=51281   (1651 words)

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