NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,790 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- complete response
- listen (kum-PLEET reh-SPONTS)
- The disappearance of all signs of cancer in response to treatment. This does not always mean the cancer has been cured. Also called complete remission.