for or used in the prevention or treatment of :
an anticancer drug.
We are still relying on surgery, chemotherapy and other anticancer drugs, and radiation, just as we did 40 years ago.
Are We Wasting Billions Seeking a Cure for Cancer? Margaret I. Cuomo October 1, 2012
One of the donors is a small Belgian-based foundation called The anticancer Fund.
How Big Pharma Holds Back in the War on Cancer ProPublica April 22, 2014
an economic system in which investment in and ownership of the means of production, distribution, and exchange of wealth is made and maintained chiefly by private individuals or corporations, especially as contrasted to cooperatively or state-owned means of wealth. Contemporary Examples The first half of the book is concerned about the science of happiness and […]
a person who has , especially extensive , invested in business enterprises. an advocate of . a very wealthy person. Contemporary Examples When industry and farming were nationalized post-1917, it wasn’t a good time to be a capitalist. An Oscar Winner’s Secret History Henry Louis Gates, Jr. October 13, 2010 In South Korea, she also […]
pertaining to or ; founded on or believing in : a capitalistic system. Contemporary Examples We have a very global economy, human nature—it’s a capitalistic economy. Auletta and Cohan Discuss Greed and Geithner The Daily Beast April 22, 2009 More than half of Jordanians, Egyptians, Tunisians, and Lebanese respond favorably about our capitalistic model. Obama’s […]
any substance or agent that tends to produce a cancer. Contemporary Examples The coal ash deposits have heavy concentrations of hexavalent chromium, a carcinogen. Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco Chronicle Mining Catastrophes in West Virginia Chris Hedges, Joe Sacco June 13, 2012 One study found it to be 30 times more potent a carcinogen. The […]
preventing or retarding caries.