clinical trial [also called clinical study]

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Research that tests how well new medical treatments or other medical practices work in people. Each study is carefully designed to test new methods of screening, prevention, diagnosis, or treatment of a disease.

For more information, see Breastcancer.org's Clinical Trials pages.

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Audio contributed by: Dr. Andrew von Eschenbach

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