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What is a surrogate endpoint?

A surrogate endpoint is a biomarker that may be used in place of a clinical endpoint so that a clinical research study can be practically conducted or completed more quickly. For example, disease response seen on imaging or on laboratory testing following therapy is a surrogate endpoint. Please note that not all biomarkers are surrogate endpoints.

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