cancerfic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cancer +‎ fic

Noun[edit]

cancerfic (uncountable)

  1. (fandom slang) Fan fiction centered around a character undergoing treatment for or dying from cancer.
    • 1998 October 8, Nicola Simpson, “Working Stiffs: A Resource for XF Fanfic Writers”, in alt.tv.x-files.creative, Usenet[1]:
      Read a no holds barred interview with author Leyla Harrison, in which she talks about rapefic, cancerfic, feedback, and her approach to writing fanfic.
    • 1999 October 3, Stephie, “xfc: Xfcancerfic Runner-up: "Walls Have Ears"”, in alt.tv.x-files.creative, Usenet[2]:
      Here is my cancerfic contribution.
    • 2000 February 21, Eileen S. Whipple, “xfc: NEW: Blood and Thorns (1 of 1) - Eileen S. Whipple”, in alt.tv.x-files.creative, Usenet[3]:
      I do love writing Cancerfic because it allows me to write dark and angsty stories.