precancer

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pre·can·cer

 (prē′kăn′sər)
n.
A precancerous condition.

precancer

(priːˈkænsə)
n
(Medicine) a condition that possesses a tendency to become malignant and develop into a cancer
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1992; Yunis 1983)--by numerous clinical observations, in particular, of patients suffering from hereditary chromosome breakage syndromes (Mathur et al.
Recent advances in chromosome breakage syndromes and their diagnosis.