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Chemoprevention is defined as using natural, synthetic, or biochemical agents to reverse, suppress, or prevent carcinogenic processes in neoplastic disease. Furthermore, the term chemoprevention refers to the pharmacologic or natural agents that might inhibit the development of invasive breast cancer by blocking the deoxyribonucleic acid damage that initiates carcinogenesis or by arresting or reversing the progression of premalignant cells. Therefore, chemoprevention is a preventive approach to breast cancer control and may be the most realistic option for reducing cancer prevalence.

Prevention intervention in breast cancer is reported to be more effective than treatment for this potentially fatal disease. Progress in early detection and treatments for breast cancer has improved overall survival, but breast cancer remains one of the main causes of cancer deaths in women, with ...

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