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 (kär-sĭn′ə-jən, kär′sə-nə-jĕn′)
A cancer-causing substance or agent.

car′ci·no·gen′e·sis (kär′sə-nə-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs) n.
car′cin·o·gen′ic (-jĕn′ĭk) adj.
car′ci·no·ge·nic′i·ty (-jə-nĭs′ĭ-tē) n.


(Pathology) pathol the development of cancerous cells from normal ones


(ˌkɑr sə nəˈdʒɛn ə sɪs, -noʊ-)

the development of a cancer.


n. carcinogénesis, origen del cáncer.
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According to the theory by Vogelstein, colorectal carcinogenesis involves a series of successive changes in the normal colonic mucosa, starting with excessive proliferation and focal disorders of intestinal crypts, followed by adenoma and its subsequent malignant transformation.
We conducted a case-control study to investigate the effect of diet on laryngeal carcinogenesis.
McKinnell presents readers with an account of the lives and work of a couple that brought an understanding of environmental carcinogenesis into the common understanding of the medical profession.
We organized this information into a conceptual framework to explain the possible causal relationship between DNA damage and carcinogenesis in diabetes.
This online pre-publication is titled 'Search for novel circulating cancer chemopreventive biomarkers of dietary rice bran intervention in ApcMin mice model of colorectal carcinogenesis, using proteomic and metabolic profiling strategies' and will appear in its final edited version in a future edition of the scientific journal.
Permanent links to the National Library of Medicine (NLM) TOXNET records are now provided for the Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB), TOXLINE, LactMed, Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology Database (DART), Toxics Release Inventory (TRI), Comparative Toxicogenomics Database (CTD), Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS), International Toxicity Estimates for Risk (ITER), Chemical Carcinogenesis Research Information System (CCRIS), and GENE-TOX.
The hypothesis of this research proposal is that aberrant methylation of DNA in some genes plays an important role in breast carcinogenesis and progression.
About 15-20% of patients develop oral carcinoma in the absence of exposure to well known risk factors or without any obvious predisposing genetic defect strongly suggests that other risk factors, such as the presence of infectious agents can be involved in oral carcinogenesis.
Researchers wrote in their study that Colorectal carcinogenesis is a long process which may take several decades, and the initial steps of carcinogenesis could occur at young ages.
There are reports (2) that show a co-occurrence of a group of malignancies with FMF, which leads to the conclusion that some connections between FMF and carcinogenesis have been established.
Researchers found mice fed bitter melon juice were 60% less likely to develop the disease than a control group, according to the study published in journal Carcinogenesis.
This led to the discovery of low-PSA populations of cancer stem cells that appear to be an important source of castration-resistant prostate cancer;' notes Dean Tang, professor in the Department of Molecular Carcinogenesis.