Originally Posted by The Vorpal Tribble
Don't recall what that feature does.
From Book of Vile Darkness
Originally Posted by Book of Vile Darkness
Disease Host (Ex): At 1st level, a cancer mage suffers no
ill effects of diseases, except for purely cosmetic ones such
as boils, pockmarks, watery eyes, blackened skin, hair loss,
foul smell, and so on. The cancer mage becomes a carrier of
every disease he encounters, though he remains immune to
most of their effects.
However, the cancer mage takes 1d6 points of damage
per caster level if someone casts a cure disease spell or effect
on him (he can make a Fortitude save to try to resist the
That's all the pertinent information there is. The text doesn't specify that the ability does not work against magical diseases, so I would say that a Cancer Mage could potentially become death itself if exposed to this magic. Thankfully he couldn't do it himself, since the Cancer Mage
PrC is a 10-level class that actually has nothing to do with magic
at all. No caster progression, no magic prereq's, nothing. Rather silly name for it actually.