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in medicine, common term for neoplasms, or tumors, that are malignant. Like benign tumors, malignant tumors do not respond to body mechanisms that limit cell growth.
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Any agent that incites development of a carcinoma or any other sort of malignancy.
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Pathol any substance that produces cancer
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