NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,036 terms related to cancer and medicine.

primary endpoint
(PRY-mayr-ee END-poynt)
The main result that is measured at the end of a study to see if a given treatment worked (e.g., the number of deaths or the difference in survival between the treatment group and the control group). What the primary endpoint will be is decided before the study begins.