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Please note:  Principal investigators seeking New Jersey cancer data for their research must contact the New Jersey State Cancer Registry for special IRB application instructions

The Department's Institutional Review Board (IRB) assures the protection and safety, rights and welfare of human subjectsHuman subject means a living individual about whom an investigator (whether professional or student) conducting research obtains: (1) data through intervention or interaction with the individual, or (2) identifiable private information. in research.

The IRB approves human subjects research projects that adhere to the ethical principles set forth in The Belmont Report [pdf 58k] (Respect for Persons, Beneficence and Justice) and the Federal regulations for the protection of human subjects, including Title 45, Part 46 [pdf 205k].

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