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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Comité asesor comunitario

Community Advisory Board (kuh-MYOO-nih-tee ad-VIZE-ree BORD)
In medicine, a group of non-scientist volunteers that serves as a link between a community and clinical trial researchers. A Community Advisory Board may review and monitor clinical trials and help teach the community about the trials. Also called CAB.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.