- for or used in the prevention or treatment of cancer: an anticancer drug.
Origin of anticancer
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Examples from the Web for anticancer
One of the donors is a small Belgian-based foundation called The Anticancer Fund.How Big Pharma Holds Back in the War on Cancer
April 23, 2014
We are still relying on surgery, chemotherapy and other anticancer drugs, and radiation, just as we did 40 years ago.Are We Wasting Billions Seeking a Cure for Cancer?
Margaret I. Cuomo
October 2, 2012