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What does CR stand for?

CR stands for Complete Remission (oncology)

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In a Phase 1 study, amonafide and ara-C in patients with poor-risk AML demonstrated a clinical response rate of 46% (12/26), with 38% (10/26) achieving complete remission and two patients achieving near-complete remission.
In a Phase 2 study evaluating patients with follicular NHL who did not respond to or responded inadequately to RITUXAN, ZEVALIN produced an overall response rate of 74 percent, with 15 percent of patients achieving a complete remission (disappearance of all evidence of disease), according to International Workshop Response Criteria (IWRC).
In an effort to asses these benefits, Nancy Bunin, MD from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (PA) and colleagues in the National Marrow Donor Program Working Group studied 363 patients 19 years of age or younger with ALL in second complete remission who underwent BMT from an unrelated donor.