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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Carotenoide

A substance found in yellow and orange fruits and vegetables and in dark green, leafy vegetables. Carotenoids may reduce the risk of developing cancer.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.