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an·ti·can·cer

 (ăn′tĭ-kăn′sər, ăn′tī-) also an·ti·can·cer·ous (-sər-əs)
adj.
Effective in treating cancer: anticancer drugs.

anticancer

(ˌæntɪˈkænsə)
adj
acting against cancer

an•ti•can•cer

(ˌæn tiˈkæn sər, ˌæn taɪ-)

adj.
used or effective in the prevention or treatment of cancer.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.anticancer - used in the treatment of canceranticancer - used in the treatment of cancer; "anticancer drug"; "an antineoplastic effect"
Translations

anticancer

adj antineoplásico (form), anticanceroso
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