chemoprevention


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chemoprevention

[¦kē·mō·pri¦ven·shən]
(medicine)
Prevention of illness through pharmaceutical means; for example, use of drugs to arrest or reverse development of premalignant neoplasia.
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Bosland recommended the development of a valid high-throughput system to identify new candidate agents for prostate cancer chemoprevention.
The most common side effect I see with tamoxifen for primary chemoprevention is hot flashes.
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The cytochrome P450 enzyme CYP1B1 is an established target in prostate cancer chemoprevention.
Just as the chemoprevention enthusiasts predicted, women taking tamoxifen were less likely to develop breast cancer while taking the drug.
Faculty researchers at The Ohio State University and the University of Kentucky and UK's Center for Pharmaceutical Science and Technology have been collaborating for more than 18 months on the development of freeze-dried black raspberry gels for oral and topical cancer chemoprevention.
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These results will be used in future early detection programmes as well as chemoprevention trials.
The founder of the field of psychiatric oncology, a pioneer in chemoprevention, and the Nation's largest health care philanthropy organization each received the Medal of Honor, the American Cancer Society's most prestigious award, at the Society's annual dinner November 9.
Indeed, she says, "I'm questioning the philosophy of chemoprevention in healthy women using a toxic agent.
All of the National Cancer Institute's cancer chemoprevention studies have used between 15 and 50 mg a day with no adverse effects reported.
Team this basic advice, he says, with new research findings on cancer chemoprevention, and we might just beat this deadly disease.