NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,470 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- 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.
- 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.