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control group

in research or clinical trials, the group that does not get the treatment being tested. In cancer research, this group most often gets standard treatment (which has already been tested and is in general use). If no standard treatment exists, the control group may get a placebo or sham treatment. Sometimes called the comparison group. See also clinical trials.

A closer look at the evidence

... Control group: A study that has a control group is called controlled. ... Studies
that do not have control groups may compare their disease rates with ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/learningaboutnewcancerpreventionmethods/learning-about-new-ways-to-prevent-cancer-eval-studies

GLOBAL TOBACCO CONTROL

Page 1. Global GLOBAL TOBACCO CONTROL American Cancer Society
Global Tobacco Control ... African Tobacco Control Consortium ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@internationalaffairs/documents/document/acspc-034014.pdf

Learning About New Ways to Prevent Cancer

... that simply observe have trouble controlling for all ... study that has a control group
is called controlled. ... that do not have control groups may compare ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002582-pdf.pdf

Look at the science

... If the treatment you heard about is already being tested in large groups of
people ... Was it a controlled study? Did the study have a control group? ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/learningaboutnewcancertreatments/learning-about-new-cancer-treatments-look-at-the-science

Learning About New Cancer Treatments

... If the treatment you heard about is already being tested in large groups of
people ... Was it a controlled study? Did the study have a control group? ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003016-pdf.pdf

Canadian Study Questions Mammogram Screening; Findings ...

... group and women ages 50 – 59 in both groups also received annual clinical
breast exams. Women ages 40 – 49 in the control group received 1 ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/canadian-study-questions-mammogram-screening-findings-unlike-those-of-other-studies

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Controlled Organizations ... included in the controlling organization's gross ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/documents/document/acspc-043968.pdf

MediaRoom - Press Releases

... Cancer Prevention and Control Project for Latin America and the Caribbean
will support Ministries of Health and civil society groups with public ...

http://pressroom.cancer.org/index.php?s=43&item=439

Guide to Controlling Cancer Pain

... Treatment may be aimed at controlling the cancer ... led to better pain control
methods, such ... medicine infusion pumps (patient-controlled analgesia or ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002906-pdf.pdf