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View in Spanish: Reglamentos para la protección de los seres humanos en la investigación

Human participant protection regulations (HYOO-mun par-TIH-sih-punt proh-TEK-shun REH-gyoo-LAY-shunz)
Laws set by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to protect a person from risks in research studies that any federal agency or department has a part in. Also called 45 CFR 46, 45 Code of Federal Regulations Part 46, and Protection of Human Subjects.

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