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pre·can·cer·ous

 (prē-kăn′sər-əs)
adj.
Of, relating to, or being a condition that typically precedes or develops into a cancer: a precancerous growth.

precancerous

adj
(Pathology) (esp of cells) displaying characteristics that may develop into cancer

pre•can•cer•ous

(priˈkæn sər əs)

adj.
showing pathological changes that may be preliminary to malignancy.
[1880–85]
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Adj.1.precancerous - of or relating to a growth that is not malignant but is likely to become so if not treated
Translations

pre·can·cer·ous

a. precanceroso-a, susceptible a o que puede convertirse en un cáncer.

precancerous

adj precanceroso
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Probiotics Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG, Lactobacillus acidophilus suppresses DMH-induced procarcinogenic fecal enzymes and preneoplastic aberrant crypt foci in early colon carcinogenesis in Sprague Dawley rats.
BPA exposure during the perinatal period has been reported to alter both prostate and mammary gland development in ways that may render these organs more susceptible to the development of neoplasia or preneoplastic conditions.
Abnormal patterns of mucin secretion in ileal neobladder mucosa: Evidence of preneoplastic lesion?
When unilateral or bilateral vagotomy was performed on mice in preneoplastic stage of gastric cancer, it showed that cutting both branches blocked the development of the cancer and in the case when only one branch was cut out, that branch alone prevented tumor growth, hence showing local effect.
Neoplastic and preneoplastic lesions were grouped in four different binary variables (present/absent): a) malignant HCCs only (n = 13); b) benign hepatic adenomas only (n = 3); c) all tumors combined (HCC and hepatic adenomas; n = 16); and (d) combined tumors and hyperplastic nodules (n = 18).
In vivo, the effect of CBD BDS was examined on the preneoplastic lesions (aberrant crypt foci), polyps and tumours induced by the carcinogenic agent azoxymethane (AOM) as well as in a xenograft model of colon cancer in mice.
Lim and colleagues demonstrated that histologically normal preneoplastic breast tissue in human breast cancer 1, early onset (BRCA1)-mutation carriers (i.
Antiproliferative and apoptotic effects of tocopherols and tocotrienols on preneoplastic and neoplastic mouse mammary epithelial cells.
Is Mallory body formation a preneoplastic change: a study of 181 cases of liver bearing hepatocellular carcinoma and 82 cases of cirrhosis.
Preneoplastic non-papillary lesions and conditions of the urinary bladder: an update based on the Ancona International Consultation.
Prenatal bisphenol A exposure induces preneoplastic lesions in the mammary gland in Wistar rats.
The ACF are considered to be colon cancer preneoplastic changes based on their cellular, molecular and morphological features (3, 4).