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From: Improving on-treatment risk stratification of cancer patients with refined response classification and integration of circulating tumor DNA kinetics

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Flowchart showing the study design and patient selection process. The medical records of 10,126 patients with non-metastatic NPC were screened, and 821 patients with LA-NPC who received NAC plus concurrent CRT and had detectable pretreatment cfEBV DNA with on-treatment circulating cfEBV DNA surveillance were selected stepwise. Abbreviations: AC, adjuvant chemotherapy; CCRT, concurrent chemotherapy; cfEBV DNA, cell-free Epstein-Barr virus DNA; IC, induction chemotherapy; LA-NPC, locally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma; MRI, magnetic resonance imaging

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