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

used or effective in the prevention or treatment of cancer.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.anticancer - used in the treatment of canceranticancer - used in the treatment of cancer; "anticancer drug"; "an antineoplastic effect"
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adj antineoplásico (form), anticanceroso
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