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(ăn′tĭ-kăn′sər, ăn′tī-) also


Effective in treating cancer: anticancer drugs.


(ant″i-kan′sĕr) [ anti- + cancer]
Pert. to any treatment to combat, prevent, or treat cancer, e.g., an anticancer protein or an anticancer drug.


n a medicine or substance used to treat cancer.
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