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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Norma de tratamiento

Best practice ( PRAK-tis)
In medicine, treatment that experts agree is appropriate, accepted, and widely used. Health care providers are obligated to provide patients with the best practice. Also called standard of care and standard therapy.



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