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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Buena práctica clínica

Good Clinical Practice (… KLIH-nih-kul PRAK-tis)
An international set of guidelines that helps make sure that the results of a clinical trial are reliable and that the patients are protected. Good Clinical Practice covers the way a clinical trial is designed, conducted, performed, monitored, audited, recorded, analyzed, and reported. Also called GCP.

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