NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,812 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- controlled clinical trial
- listen (kun-TROLD KLIH-nih-kul TRY-ul)
- A clinical study that includes a comparison (control) group. The comparison group receives a placebo, another treatment, or no treatment at all.