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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


Protection of Human Subjects  listen  (proh-TEK-shun ... HYOO-mun SUB-jekts)

  Laws set by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to protect a person from risks in research studies that any federal agency or department has a part in. Also called 45 CFR 46, 45 Code of Federal Regulations Part 46, and human participant protection regulations.