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American Sign Language: "cancer"


The sign for "cancer" is rather gruesome. Then again, cancer is a rather gruesome thing. The sign is based on the concept that cancer "eats away" at a person's body.  Thus the dominant hand represents the cancer as it chews up the body.

CANCER:

 



Sample sentence:  Does anyone in your family have cancer? [ANY YOUR FAMILY HAVE CANCER?]


 


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