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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Estudio ciego

Blinded study (BLINE-ded STUH-dee)
A type of study in which the patients (single-blinded) or the patients and their doctors (double-blinded) do not know which drug or treatment is being given. The opposite of a blinded study is an open label study.



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