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Glossary: Experimental Drug

A substance that has been tested in the laboratory and has been approved by the US FDA for testing in people. Clinical trials test how well experimental drugs work and if they are safe to use. An experimental drug can be approved for one disease but considered investigational in another. Also called IND, investigational agent, investigational drug, and investigational new drug.

Source: NCI

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