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The use of antibiotics to prevent the occurrence of clinical infections or the progression of infection to disease. The term also describes the use of natural or synthetic compounds to prevent cancer development, e.g., tamoxifen to prevent breast cancer.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

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