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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



chemoprevention  listen  (KEE-moh-pree-VEN-shun)

  The use of drugs, vitamins, or other agents to try to reduce the risk of, or delay the development or recurrence of, cancer.