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Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C1518527
NCI Thesaurus Code: C16084 (see NCI Thesaurus info)
Semantic Type: Research Activity
NCIt Definition: Studies among cancer patients and healthy populations that involve no intervention or alteration in the status of the participants.
MSH Definition: A work that reports on the results of a clinical study in which participants may receive diagnostic, therapeutic, or other types of interventions, but the investigator does not assign participants to specific interventions (as in an interventional study).
NCI-GLOSS Definition: A type of study in which individuals are observed or certain outcomes are measured. No attempt is made to affect the outcome (for example, no treatment is given).
CDISC Definition: Studies in which biomedical and/or health outcomes are assessed in pre-defined groups of individuals. Subjects in the study may receive diagnostic, therapeutic, or other interventions, but the investigator does not assign specific interventions to the subjects of the study.
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|NCI Thesaurus Code||C16084 (see NCI Thesaurus info)|
|AN||this heading is used as a Publication Type; for original report of the conduct or results of a specific observational study; a different heading OBSERVATIONAL STUDIES AS TOPIC is used for general design, methodology, economics, etc. of observational studies||MSH|
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