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complete response (CR)

(in oncology) the total disappearance of a tumor.

complete response

Abbreviation: CR
In cancer care, the eradication by treatment of all of a readily identifiable tumor. A complete response differs from a cure in that microscopic amounts of tumor the may remain in the patient and later produce a relapse.
See also: response
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A Complete Response Letter informs companies that an application is not ready for approval.
This complete response letter has been issued by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
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