precancerous

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precancerous

(esp of cells) displaying characteristics that may develop into cancer

precancerous

[prē′kan·sə·rəs]
(pathology)
Pertaining to any pathological condition of a tissue which is likely to develop into cancer.
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The study included both Biopsy samples without any abnormal findings (control cases) as well as biopsy samples from advanced disease stages, including from early pre malignant stages of the disease.