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A substance or agent that causes cancer. Related terms include the adjective "carcinogenic" and the nouns "carcinogenesis" and "carcinogenicity." One of the best-known carcinogens is ionizing radiation. The International Agency for Research on Cancer has classified some 60 substances and processes as probably or defini [..]
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Any substance that causes cancer.
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(kar-sin-oh-jen) A chemical agent that causes cancer.
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n., -ic adj. Agent (chemical, physical or biological) which is capable of increasing the incidence of malignant neoplasms, thus causing cancer. Note: Annex 3 describes the classification systems for c [..]
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Any substance that can cause or contribute to the production of cancer. 
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a substance that causes cancer.
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"cancer-causing substance," 1853, from carcinoma + -gen.
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Any cancer-producing substance.
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A carcinogen is an agent with the capacity to cause cancer in humans. Carcinogens may be natural, such as aflatoxin, which is produced by a fungus and sometimes found on stored grains, or manmade, such as asbestos or tobacco smoke. Carcinogens work by interacting with a cell's DNA and inducing genetic mutations.
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A cancer-causing substance.
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A cancer-causing substance. Certain petroleum products are classified as potential carcinogens OSHA criteria. Suppliers are required to identify such products as potential carcinogens on package label [..]
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A substance or agent capable of causing cancer.
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An agent (chemical, physical or biological) directly involved in the initiation or promotion of cancer. (See also Wikipedia definition)
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Any substance that causes cancer or aggravates tumors; a substance that damages the genome or metabolism of a cell resulting in uncontrolled cell division. © Nature Education
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Any substance that can start a cancer developing.
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n. any cancer-causing substance which a person ingests or comes in contact with, directly. Also, any cancer-initiating agent which someone gets exposed to, indirectly. Tobacco smoke, for instance, can [..]
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A material that has been found by the International Agency for Research on Cancer or the National Toxicology Program to produce or potentially produce some type of cancer
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Cancer-inducing substance.
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A chemical that can cause cancer.
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biology - a chemical or influence that causes cancer
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a substance than can cause cancer
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A substance or chemical that can cause cancer in living tissue.
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a cancer causing agent.
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A cancer-causing agent.
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Any dissolved pollutant that can induce cancer.
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Any substance or agent that promotes cancer.
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a cancer-causing substance.
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(n) any substance that produces cancer
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A cancer-causing substance.
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Any substance that causes cancer or helps cancer to grow. For example, tobacco smoke contains many carcinogens that have been proven to dramatically increase the risk of lung cancer.
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Any substance that can cause cancer.
Source: health.harvard.edu

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A substance that causes cancer. For example, nicotine in cigarettes is a carcinogen that causes lung cancer.
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An agent that causes cancer.
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Any substance which produces cancer.
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a substance or activity that causes cancer.
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A substance that causes cancer. For example, nicotine in cigarettes is a carcinogen that causes lung cancer.
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Definition: (kar-SIN-o-jin) Any substance that causes cancer.
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A cancer producing substance.
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Any chemical or physical agent that can cause cancer when cells or organisms are exposed to it.
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Cancer-causing agents that affect the DNA and RNA of cells, leading to uncontrolled growth of these cells and tumor formation. For example, second-hand smoke is now known to be an environmental carcinogen. | ↑ Back to Top
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cancer-causing agent; carcinogens may be genotoxic (affect DNA directly) or non-genotoxic. Carcinogens produce cancerous tumours that may be benign or malignant
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Illustrated Glossary of Organic Chemistry Carcinogen: A substance that causes cancer. Benzene was among the substances recognized to be carcinogenic. Benzene
Source: web.chem.ucla.edu

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An agent, chemical, physical or biological, that can act on living tissue in such a way as to cause a malignant neoplasm (WHO, 1980).
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A substance capable of causing cancer in living organisms. It includes substances such as blue asbestos (crocidolite), which is a mineral, and benzene. Benzene has been used extensively for decades in [..]
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Any substance capable of causing cancer.
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A substance that causes cancer.
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Any substance that can cause or aggravate cancer.
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Any substance that can cause or aggravate cancer.
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Any substance that can cause or aggravate cancer.
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A substance or agent that may produce or increase the risk of cancer.
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A cancer-producing substance.
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A substance that causes cancer.
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a cancer-causing agent; adjective: carcinogenic.
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A cancer-causing substance. Certain petroleum products are classified as potential carcinogens under OSHA criteria. Suppliers are required to identify such products as potential carcinogens on package labels and Material Safety Data Sheets.
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A cancer-causing substance or agent.
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cancer causing agents that affect the DNA and RNA of cells, leading to uncontrolled growth and development of a tumor.
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A substance that causes cancer.
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Any substance that causes cancer.
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A substance that causes the development of cancerous growths in living tissue. A chemical is considered to be a carcinogen if it has been evaluated by the International Agency for Cancer Research (IAR [..]
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A physical or chemical agent that causes cancer. It may or may not be a mutagen.
Source: aboutbioscience.org

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A substance that causes cancer.
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Any substance that can cause cancer.
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anything that is known to cause cancer.
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Any substance that tends to produce cancer in an organism.
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Capable of causing cancer.
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an agent capable of causing cancer.
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Any substance that causes cancer.
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Any substance that is an agent directly involved in causing cancer. This may be due to the damage or disruption of cellular metabolic processes. Carcinogens may increase the risk of cancer by altering [..]
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Cancer causing agent.
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A cancer-causing substance. (See also cancer
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An agent (chemical or radiation) that causes cancer.
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A substance or agent that can cause a growth of abnormal tissue or tumours in humans or animals. A material identified as an animal carcinogen does not necessarily cause cancer in humans. Examples of [..]
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A substance that causes or induces cancer.
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any substance that can cause or contribute to the production of cancer
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  Any substance shown to cause tumors or cancer in experimental studies.
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Any agent —chemical, physical or biological—that causes cancer. Examples include tobacco smoke, asbestos, human papillomavirus (HPV), and ultraviolet (UV) radiation.
Source: canceratlas.cancer.org

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Any substance that can cause or aggravate cancer.
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A chemical that has been shown to cause cancer, either in people or animals.
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A chemical or physical agent capable of causing cancer.
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A substance that can cause or contribute to cancer.
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Any chemical, biological or physical agents that increase the risk of neoplasms in humans or animals. Carcinogens include natural or synthesized compounds, certain viruses, and various sources of radiation. A carcinogen may directly alter the genetic material of cells (genotoxic), thereby initiating or promoting the process of malignant transformat [..]
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A carcinogen is a substance that is known to cause cancer or promote cancerous tumor growth. 
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a substance, radionuclide or radiation that is an agent directly involved in the promotion of cancer or in the facilitation of its propagation.
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Cancer causing agent.
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 a chemical capable of inducing cancer. carcinogenesis:
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A substance that is either proven or suspected to cause cancer in humans or laboratory animals.
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A substance that causes cancer.
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A cancer-causing substance.
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A substance or agent that can cause cancer. * '''1995''', Barbra Wiener, Executive Director Women's Cancer Resource Center Minneapolis, "[http://www.nytimes.com/1995/10/26/opinion/l-focus-cancer-re [..]
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Something that causes cancer.
Source: cancerresearchuk.org

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