phase II clinical trial

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Noun1.phase II clinical trial - a clinical trial on more persons than in phase I; intended to evaluate the efficacy of a treatment for the condition it is intended to treat; possible side effects are monitored
clinical test, clinical trial - a rigorously controlled test of a new drug or a new invasive medical device on human subjects; in the United States it is conducted under the direction of the FDA before being made available for general clinical use
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National Cancer Institute's (NCI) Investigational New Drug Application (IND) to begin a Phase II clinical trial to investigate Lorus' lead antisense drug, GTI-2040, as a treatment for metastatic breast cancer in combination with capecitabine (Xeloda, Roche).