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clinical target volume

Abbreviation: CTV
In radiation therapy, the grossly detectable tumor volume plus any microscopic tumor that extends outward from the grossly involved margins. The objective in radiation oncology is to treat the visible tumor and the surrounding margins adequately to destroy as many malignant cells as possible.
See also: volume
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I encourage you and your government to let the process continue and allow the CRTC to complete its review," wrote Paul Sparkes, vice president of CTV globemedia Inc.
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This investigation relates to possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law by the Board of Directors of CTV for approving this transaction and whether CTV's Board of Directors acted in the shareholders' best interests.
Bringing CTV content to our customers on demand and on the go is another way we re delivering on this promise.
It seems plausible, but it would also seem that in the past couple of seasons CTV has had broader ambitions and has been triangulating to include the salacious and the ideological left.
In a recent poll of Venezuelans' trust in their institutions, CTV came in last.
A coproduction with South Africa's Ballistic Pictures, the movie was financed partly through presales to CTV, Quebec's TVA network and the Italian RAI Uno.