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 (ăn′tĭ-to͞o′mər, -tyo͞o′-) also an·ti·tu·mor·al (-mər-əl)
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Adj.1.antitumor - used in the treatment of cancerantitumor - used in the treatment of cancer; "anticancer drug"; "an antineoplastic effect"
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According to the only clinical study involving cannabinoids and cancer in humans, Guzman and fellow researchers concluded, "In this study we show that cannabinoids, a new family of potential antitumoral agents, induce autophagy of cancer cells and that this process mediates the cell death-promoting activity of these compounds."
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