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Descriptor English: Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors
Descriptor Spanish: Criterios de Evaluación de Respuesta en Tumores Sólidos
Descriptor Portuguese: Critérios de Avaliação de Resposta em Tumores Sólidos
Descriptor French: Évaluation de la réponse des tumeurs solides aux traitements
Entry term(s): RECIST
Tree number(s): E01.789.800.379
N04.761.559.590.800.569
N05.715.360.575.575.800.569
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D066066
Scope note: An internationally recognized set of published rules used for evaluation of cancer treatment that define when tumors found in cancer patients improve, worsen, or remain stable during treatment. These criteria are based specifically on the response of the tumor(s) to treatment, and not on the overall health status of the patient resulting from treatment.
Public MeSH Note: 2015
History Note: 2015
DeCS ID: 55676
Unique ID: D066066
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Date Established: 2015/01/01
Date of Entry: 2014/06/26
Revision Date: 2014/06/16
Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors - Preferred
Concept UI M0592468
Scope note An internationally recognized set of published rules used for evaluation of cancer treatment that define when tumors found in cancer patients improve, worsen, or remain stable during treatment. These criteria are based specifically on the response of the tumor(s) to treatment, and not on the overall health status of the patient resulting from treatment.
Preferred term Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors
Entry term(s) RECIST



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