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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



broccoli sprout extract  listen  (BRAH-kuh-lee … EK-strakt)

  A substance being studied in the prevention of cancer. Broccoli sprout extract comes from newly sprouted broccoli. It causes cells to make enzymes that may protect them against cancer-causing toxins in the body, and it may also block the growth of cancer cells.