Definition of carcinogenesis in English:

carcinogenesis

Line breaks: car¦cino|gen¦esis
Pronunciation: /ˌkɑːs(ɪ)nəˈdʒɛnɪsɪs
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • The initiation of cancer formation.
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    • Chemoprevention of cancer aims to prevent, arrest, or reverse either the initiation phase of carcinogenesis or the progression of neoplastic cells to cancer.
    • Thus, the association of reactive oxygen species both in carcinogenesis and in cancer progression has been shown in numerous investigations.
    • An altered apoptotic response represents a pivotal feature of cancer, contributing to carcinogenesis and resistance to therapy.

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