Cancer chemoprevention: A new way to treat cancer before it happens

K. Krishnan, Mack Ruffin, D. E. Brenner

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Cancer chemoprevention uses noncytotoxic drugs or nutrients to prevent, retard, or delay carcinogenesis. The future of cancer chemoprevention depends on understanding key cellular growth and proliferation-controlling events, developing markers of molecular carcinogenesis, surrogate endpoint biomarkers, and targeted chemopreventive approaches.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)361-379
Number of pages19
JournalPrimary Care - Clinics in Office Practice
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1998


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology (medical)

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