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anticancer

[ an-tee-kan-ser, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn tiˈkæn sər, ˌæn taɪ- /
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adjective

for or used in the prevention or treatment of cancer: an anticancer drug.

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Origin of anticancer

First recorded in 1925–30; anti- + cancer
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