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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Serie de casos no consecutivos

Nonconsecutive case series (non-kun-SEH-kyoo-tiv KAYS SEER-eez)
A clinical study that includes some, but not all, of the eligible patients identified by the researchers during the study registration period. This type of study does not usually have a control group.

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