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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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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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Further investigations could be made to find its anticancerous effects on various cell lines at the molecular level.
Phenolic compounds have significant importance because of their antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anticancerous functions (Sacchetti et al., 2005) and phenolic compounds were present in both edible and non-edible plant components.
In this field, medicinal plants represent one of the main sources of active compounds with antiproliferative and anticancerous activities [3].
oleifera aqueous leaf extract presents anticancerous effect on A549 cancer cells by affecting mitochondrial membrane potential and ATP levels [30].
Arvas et al., "De novo assembly and genome analyses of the marine-derived Scopulariopsis brevicaulis strain LF580 unravels life-style traits and anticancerous scopularide biosynthetic gene cluster," PLoS One, vol.
Shah et al., "Effect of microwave roasting on antioxidant and anticancerous activities of barley flour," Journal of the Saudi Society of Agricultural Sciences, vol.
Their positive effects on human health are multiple: antioxidant [10-16], hypoglycemic [17], antimicrobial [18], and anticancerous [19-22] among others.
Contrary to this, another study observed anticancerous effects of endogenous neural precursor cells in association with improved survival of GBM patients [20].
Mishra, "Synthesis, structure, and anticancerous properties of silver complexes," Journal of Chemistry, vol.