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Chemopreventive Agent

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Chemopreventive Agent Definition

A natural or synthetic substance, such as a drug, vitamin, hormone, plant product or food supplement, that may reduce the risk of developing or recurrence of tumor formation. Chemopreventive agent may work at different stages and may inhibit the initiation, promotion, transformation, and/or progression of the malignant process.

Chemopreventive Agent Synonyms

Chemopreventive Agent, Chemopreventive, anticarcinogenic

Terms in Chemopreventive Agent category

Curcumin C3 Complex
Phase II Enzymes Inducer
Phase I Enzymes Inhibitor
S-Adenosyl-L-Methionine Disulfate P-Toluene-Sulfonate
Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulator

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