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1

CR

complete remission
no evidence of cancer.

tumor specific

2

PR

Partial remission 30% reduction

3

Response rate=

CR+PR/ Total Rx

4

Disease free survival

time from attaining complete remission to relapse

5

Overall remission

survival from date of dx until death

6

T in TNM

Tumor size

7

N in TNM

Nodes involved

8

M in TNM

Metastisis

9

the older you are when you start menstruating and the older when you stop gives you more or less risk of breast cancer

more risk

10

what prevents recurrence of cancer?

exercise

11

Primary tx?

surgery

12

Systemic Tx

for prevention or neoadjuvantly prior to local

13

Adjuvant is given for existing cancer or for the risk of cancer recurring?

for the risk

14

neoadjuvant can do what to a tumor to help with lumpectomy and conserving the breast?

shrink the tumor

15

Stage II hormone indicates what about lymph nodes

spread