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scanxiety

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scanxiety rate
the tension which builds particulary amongst those who have or have had cancer as they move towards their regular check up scan, hyperscanxiety being the period as they await results!
Usage: Usage: His scanxiety, though suppressed, grew as he awaited his next scan in the certain knowledge that hyperscanxiety would cut in as soon as the scan was over as he awaited the results!

scanxiety rate
(Noun) the feeling of terror and dread that one experiences as they await the results of a scan, once again faced with the possible return of cancer
Usage: The scanxiety she felt as she awaited the results of her PET/CT scan was akin to putting her head on a chopping block.

scanxiety rate
(Adult / Slang)
(Noun) (informal, among patients) the tension and fear that is felt leading up to the time one learns the results of a scan
Usage: The scanxiety began a few weeks before her scan and continued to increase until she received her results!


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