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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Enfermedad evaluable

Evaluable disease (ee-VAL-yoo-uh-bul dih-ZEEZ)
Disease that cannot be measured directly by the size of the tumor but can be evaluated by other methods specific to a particular clinical trial.

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