NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,138 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- phase II clinical trial
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- A study that tests whether a new treatment works for a certain type of cancer or other disease (for example, whether it shrinks a tumor or improves blood test results). Phase II clinical trials may also provide more information about the safety of the new treatment and how the treatment affects the body.