BCT

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AcronymDefinition
BCTBrigade Combat Team
BCTBasic Combat Training
BCTBank Consortium Trust (Hong Kong)
BCTBusiness Computer Technology (various organizations)
BCTBusiness Cordless Telephone
BCTBranch on Condition True
BCTBusiness Cards Tomorrow
BCTBest Conventional Pollutant Control Technology (EPA)
BCTBanque Centrale de Tunisie (Central Bank of Tunisia)
BCTBat Conservation Trust (UK)
BCTBroward County Transit (Florida)
BCTBig City Tavern (Boca Raton, FL)
BCTBreast Conservation Therapy
BCTBureau Central de Tarification (French: Central Pricing Office)
BCTBattle Command Training
BCTBehavioural Couples Therapy (psychology)
BCTBasic Cadet Training (United States Air Force Academy)
BCTBody-Centered Tetragonal
BCTBachelor of Computer Technology (degree; various locations)
BCTBusiness and Community Training (various locations)
BCTBakersfield Community Theatre (Bakersfield, CA)
BCTBroad Complex Tachycardia (cardiology)
BCTBest Conventional Technology
BCTBRAC Cleanup Team
BCTBest Control Technology
BCTBreakaway Cable Terminal (Road Furniture/Crash Barriers)
BCTBonneville Cutthroat Trout (fish)
BCTBiCMos Technology
BCTBoard Certified Trainer
BCTBay City Times (Michigan newspaper)
BCTBusiness Continuity Test (computing)
BCTBushing Current Transformer
BCTButte County Transit
BCTBrisbane College of Theology
BCTBeijing Capital Tire (China)
BCTBattle Creek Transit
BCTBiCMOS Bus-Interface Technology (family of logic integrated circuits)
BCTBroward Central Terminal
BCTBunbury City Transit (Australia)
BCTBoston Consolidated TRACON
BCTBeach Cities Transit (Redondo Beach, CA)
BCTBushido Club de Trappes (French martial arts club)
BCTBasic Clinical Training
BCTBehavior Consultation Team
BCTBus Configuration Table
BCTBattlefield Communications Terminal
BCTBlood Clotting Time
BCTBattlefield Command Terminal
BCTBlind Call Transfer (telephony)
BCTBusiness Communications Terminal
BCTBrigade Cavalry Troop
BCTby copy to
BCTBadminton Club de Tournefeuille (French badminton club)
BCTBeam Change Trigger
BCTBriefcase Terminal
BCTBlock Cosine Transform
BCTBoolean Constraint Tree
BCTBuffered Communication Terminal (NASCOM)
BCTBeer Cup Throw (Facebook game)
BCTBuilding Consolidation Team
BCTBoca Raton, FL, USA - Municipal (airport code)
BCTBaltimore Career Training (Maryland)
BCTBasket Club Tretsois (French basketball club)
References in periodicals archive ?
Our finding that partial mastectomy is associated with poorer survival contrasts with two small reports on breast conservation therapy in women with IBC.
Of the 6 patients who had a definitive breast conservation therapy, 4 underwent radiotherapy.
Treatment received Treatment n (%) Mastectomy 17 (53.0) Breast conservation therapy 4 (12.5) Radiotherapy 13 (40.6) Chemotherapy 19 (59.4) Hormonal therapy 23 (71.8)
Eighteen-year results in the treatment of early breast carcinoma with mastectomy versus breast conservation therapy: the National Cancer Institute randomized trial.
Effect of margins on ipsilateral breast tumor recurrence after breast conservation therapy for lymph node-negative breast carcinoma.
The researchers reviewed all prior studies from the early 1980s that demonstrated breast conservation therapy (lumpectomy and radiation) resulted in equivalent survival to mastectomy for patients with early-stage breast cancer.
"Five-year overall survival was significantly better for breast conservation therapy [89% vs.
Surgical margins in patients with early-stage breast cancer treated with breast conservation therapy. Am J Surg, 2002, 184, 383-393.
The radiation boost was previously "recommended for all women having breast conservation therapy. This year, we changed the guidelines to say [the boost] could be omitted in older women," as well as in some other scenarios, such as in a patient who has a re-excision--for example, in the case of close initial margins--and the specimen is large and contains no cancer, said Dr.
Impact of radiation therapy on acute toxicity in breast conservation therapy for early breast cancer.
This treatment may allow more women to choose breast conservation therapy over radical mastectomy.
Harms responded that even though pathologic studies indicate subclinical residual disease exists in roughly 40% of patients undergoing breast conservation therapy, the 20-year disease-free survival for patients who have infiltrating breast cancer of 1 cm or less is greater than 90%.