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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Serie de casos consecutivos

Consecutive case series (kun-SEH-kyoo-tiv KAYS SEER-eez)
A clinical study that includes all eligible patients identified by the researchers during the study registration period. The patients are treated in the order in which they are identified. This type of study usually does not have a control group.



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