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Clinical trial experimental agent or intervention

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term487331
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 14/05/2015
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The experimental agent or intervention used in a clinical trial

A clinical trial is a controlled experiment involving a defined set of subjects and having a clinical event as an outcome measure. It is intended to yield scientifically valid information about the efficacy or safety of a medical intervention such as, for example, a drug, surgical procedure or diagnostic test.

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia
Reference documents:Help on this termStedman TL 2006. Stedman's Medical Dictionary. 28th edition. Maryland: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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Person with cancer—clinical trial experimental agent or intervention Health, Standard 14/05/2015

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