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Inclusion / Exclusion Criteria

The medical or other guidelines that determines whether a person may or may not be allowed to enter a clinical trial. These criteria are based on such factors as age, gender, the type and stage of a disease, previous treatment history, and other medical conditions. The criteria are not used to reject people personally, but to identify appropriate participants for the trial and keep them safe. Also known as Eligibility or Enrollment Criteria.

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