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What is a community advisory board?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

In medicine, community advisory board is a group of non-scientist volunteers that serves as a link between a community and clinical trial researchers. A CAB may review and monitor clinical trials and help teach the community about the trials.

This answer is based on source information from The National Cancer Institute.

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