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This is the daily number of shares of a security that change hands between a buyer and a seller. Also known as volume traded. Also see Up volume and Down volume.
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The amount of trading sustained in a security or in the entire market during a given period. Especially heavy volume may indicate that important news has just been announced or is expected. See also average daily volume.
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Volume is the number of shares traded in a company's stock or in an entire market over a specified period, typically a day.

Unusual market activity, either higher or lower than average, is typically the result of some external event. But unusual activity in an individual stock reflects new information about that stock or the stock's sector.

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de Mey et al., "Definition of gross tumor volume in lung cancer: inter-observer variability," Radiotherapy and Oncology, vol.
Abbreviations Conv-RT: Conventional radiotherapy CT: Chemotherapy CTV: Clinical target volume GTV: Gross tumor volume Gy: Gray ICT: Induction chemotherapy IGRT: Image-guided radiotherapy IMRT: Intensity-modulated radiotherapy LAPC: Locally advanced pancreatic cancer MV-CT: Megavoltage computed tomography OS: Overall survival PFS: Progression-free survival PRCT: Preradiation chemotherapy Pts: Patients PTV: Planning target volume RT: Radiotherapy RCT: Radiochemotherapy RT: Radiation therapy SIB: Simultaneous integrated boost.
Gross tumor volume and the biologic equivalent dose (BED) were calculated for each individual lesion.
Role of 18FDG-PET/CT in the management and gross tumor volume definition for radiotherapy of head and neck cancer; single institution experiences based on long-term follow-up.
The gross tumor volume (GTV) included both primary tumor and IVTT as they were visualized on the planning CT or after fusion with magnetic resonance imaging.