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chemoprevention

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noun che·mo·pre·ven·tion \-pri-ˈven(t)-shən\

Definition of chemoprevention

  1. :  the use of chemical agents to prevent or slow the development of cancer

che·mo·pre·ven·tive play \-ˈven-tiv\ adjective


1980

First Known Use of chemoprevention

1980


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chemoprevention

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noun che·mo·pre·ven·tion \-pri-ˈven-chən\

Medical Definition of chemoprevention

  1. :  the use of chemical agents to prevent the development of cancer

  2. che·mo·pre·ven·tive \-ˈven-tiv\play adjective




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