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  • adj. Before the formation of a tumor


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  • Evidently in these instances some initiating oncogen must have acted upon the epidermal cells prior to circumcision, though not sufficiently to bring about neoplastic changes at that time, but only what can be termed a preneoplastic condition that has persisted in the cells 'descendants and at last has come to completion, or been brought to it by some imperceptible, new initiating actor then.

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  • The authors regarded SIM as response to stimuli caused by the changing environment, while AIM may have malignant transformation and could be regarded as preneoplastic lesions.

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  • (T1a-b, T2) or in preneoplastic conditions (laryngeal intraepithelial neoplasia - LIN I, II or III).

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  • Both selenite and selenate, but not SeMet, significantly decreased the numbers of preneoplastic lesions (precursors to colon cancer) caused by feeding rats a chemical carcinogen.

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  • (IQ) - induced colonic and hepatic preneoplastic lesions in the F344 rat by cruciferous vegetables administered simultaneously with the carcino.

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  • Afanasieva TA, Pekarik V, Grazia D'Angelo M, Klein MA, Voigtlander T, et al. (2001) Insertional mutagenesis of preneoplastic astrocytes by Moloney murine leukemia virus.

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  • Senescence has also been observed in preneoplastic lesions in vivo, as well as in tumors of patients treated with certain chemotherapeutic agents

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  • Pretlow TP, Brasitus TA, Fulton NC, Cheyer C, Kaplan EL (1993) K-ras mutations in putative preneoplastic lesions in human colon.

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  • Although gens, evidence of preneoplastic lesions in this has been a subject of controversy for years, a repeated-dose nonclinical studies, or long-term recent ICH guideline allows for the use of toxico - tissue sequestration of the drug.

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  • Specific molecular forms of GST are known to be expressed in preneoplastic cells, and have been known to participate in their resistance to drugs.

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