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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Counteracting or preventing the formation of malignant tumors; anticancer.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Inhibiting the development of a tumor.
  • n. Any substance that inhibits tumors.

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  • adj. used in the treatment of cancer

Etymologies

anti- +‎ tumor (Wiktionary)

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