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Treatment prevention early detectionscreening

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Unformatted text preview: Prevention Early detection/screening Diagnostic Quality of life/supportive care 11/19/07 ME 128 6 Treatment Trials What new treatments can help people with a particular disease? What is the most effective treatment for people with that disease? 11/19/07 ME 128 7 Randomized Trials Participants have an equal chance to be assigned to one of two or more groups: One gets the most widely accepted treatment (standard treatment) The other gets the new treatment being tested 11/19/07 ME 128 8 Randomization 11/19/07 ME 128 9 Why is Randomization Important? So all groups are as alike as possible Provides the best way to prove the effectiveness of a new agent or intervention 11/19/07 ME 128 10 Treatment Trials What new treatments can help people with a particular disease? What is the most of effective treatment for people with that disease? 11/19/07 ME 128 11...
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