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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


chemoprevention study  listen  (KEE-moh-pree-VEN-shun STUH-dee)

  In cancer prevention, a clinical trial that studies whether taking certain medicines, vitamins, minerals, or food supplements can prevent cancer. Also called agent study.