NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,459 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- levels of evidence
- listen (LEH-vulz ... EH-vih-dents)
- A ranking system used to describe the strength of the results measured in a clinical trial or research study. The design of the study (such as a case report for an individual patient or a randomized double-blinded controlled clinical trial) and the endpoints measured (such as survival or quality of life) affect the strength of the evidence.