NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,800 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- Data and Safety Monitoring Board
- listen (DAY-tuh ... SAYF-tee MAH-nih-ter-ing bord)
- An impartial group that oversees a clinical trial and reviews the results to see if they are acceptable. This group determines if the trial should be changed or closed. Also called DSMB.