Definition of cancer-like in English:

cancer-like

adverb

  • In a manner resembling that of cancer; insidiously and destructively; unstoppably; malignantly.

adjective

  • Resembling cancer or its properties, effects, etc.

Origin

Mid 17th century (in an earlier sense). From cancer + -like.

Pronunciation

cancer-like

/ˈkansəlʌɪk/