A term commonly used as the statistical
basis for successful treatment. A patient with cancer is generally
considered cured after five or more years without recurrence of
Frozen Section--A technique in which tissue is removed by
biopsy, then frozen, cut into thin slices, stained and examined under
a microscope. A pathologist can rapidly examine a frozen section for
immediate diagnosis. This procedure is often done during surgery to
help the physician decide the most appropriate course of action.
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