cancer-causing

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cancer-causing

or

cancer-producing

adj
(Pathology) having the ability to induce the growth of a malignant tumour
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Translations

cancer-causing

[ˈkænsəˌkɔːzɪŋ] ADJcancerígeno
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cancer-causing

adj cancerígeno, que causa cáncer
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The non-permissible food colours and cheap industrial dyes containing cancer-producing chemicals are used by vendors, large and small manufacturers unregistered sweet and candy manufacturers across the country in violation of Pure Food Rules that could poison the blood of consumers.
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They do so by preventing carcinogen formation and DNA damage and halting the growth of damaged, cancer-producing cells.

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