Definitions for precancer

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word precancer


  1. precancer(Noun)

    An incipient form of cancer that may become malignant if not treated.

  2. precancer(Adjective)

    Before the onset of cancer.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Warner Huh:

    For women between the age of 25 and 29, the HPV test does substantially increase the number of [follow-up tests], but it also detects more clinically meaningful precancer. There is a price to pay, but we do wind up finding more cancer.


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