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The caDSR Content Team has agreed to curation best practices that outline techniques for efficiently and effectively curating metadata in the caDSR, based on repeatable processes.  The Best Practices are intended for metadata curators who have taken the requisite courses in the caDSR training curriculum.  Please note - if you have a patient reported outcome or health related quality of life measure, questionnaire, or survey for curation please contact the NCI Curation Team at

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titleBest Practice for System-Generated Definitions

When creating a manually-curated definition, the system-generated definition does not need to be saved, and there is no need to notate the definition as "manually curated" or "system generated".

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