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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


Office for Human Research Protections  listen  (AH-fis … HYOO-mun reh-SERCH proh-TEK-shuns)

  The office within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) that protects the rights, welfare, and well-being of people involved in clinical trials. It also makes sure that the research follows the law 45 CFR 46 (Protection of Human Subjects). Also called OHRP.