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Carcinogens MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Carcinogens
Tree Number(s)
D27.888.569.100
Unique ID
D002273
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002273
Annotation
Manual 24.5.6.2+
Scope Note
Substances that increase the risk of NEOPLASMS in humans or animals. Both genotoxic chemicals, which affect DNA directly, and nongenotoxic chemicals, which induce neoplasms by other mechanism, are included.
Entry Term(s)
Carcinogen
Oncogen
Oncogens
Tumor Initiator
Tumor Initiators
Tumor Promoter
Tumor Promoters
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QZ 202
See Also
Anticarcinogenic Agents
Cocarcinogenesis
Mutagens
Oncogenic Viruses
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Carcinogens Preferred
Tumor Initiators Narrower
Tumor Promoters Narrower
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