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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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As these scientists established laboratories and research agendas at the NIEHS, scientific interest in environmental mutagenesis increasingly converged with research on environmental carcinogenesis.
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In a hamster model of N-methyl-N-benzylnitrosamine (MBN)-induced oral carcinogenesis, the incidence of buccal pouch (HBP) carcinomas in MBN-treated hamsters (17.
He and his coworkers are studying its effects on carcinogenesis caused by different chemicals.
These results suggest that E2 metabolism and oxidant stress are critically involved in estrogen-induced breast carcinogenesis," the authors conclude.
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The first half of fetal development is a period of very high sensitivity because of a high rate of cell proliferation, cell differentiation, and gene imprinting, all of which, when disrupted, can lead to carcinogenesis.
While widely studied stilbenoids like resveratrol have shown antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, chemopreventive, and anti-aging effects in a number of biological systems, the purpose of this study was to identify the chemopreventive potential of pterostilbene with colonic tumor formation as an end point, and to further evaluate how pterostilbene affect colon carcinogenesis.
In this model, designed to mimic human carcinogenesis, telomere shortening, genetic instability, and chronic liver damage were engineered into telomerase positive and negative mouse strains.