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  • therapies
  • Individuals diagnosed with AIDS in 1991 have nearly twice the survival time of those diagnosed in 1984 because of improved therapies and health care, according to results from an ongoing study by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). (nih.gov)
  • We have been struggling for years to come up with new combinations of drugs and targeted therapies that would improve survival for patients with glioblastoma. (ucla.edu)
  • Russell Patmore, Honorary Visiting Professor at the University's Department of Health Sciences , said: "While the outlook for people with mantle cell lymphoma is still relatively poor compared to other types of lymphoma, our study has shown that the introduction of new therapies has improved survival times. (healthcanal.com)
  • Cancer
  • APPROACHING cancer treatment as a game has doubled the survival time of men with advanced prostate cancer. (newscientist.com)
  • Determining the risk factors that cause cancer or modeling the survival time of a patient once he/she is diagnosed with cancer using ANN is less common. (hindawi.com)
  • It increases survival time, maybe by improving the homeostatic and neuroendocrine equilibrium which is imbalanced during advanced breast cancer. (springer.com)
  • They relied on data from the National Cancer Institute's Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) program , which tracks cancer incidence and survival in the United States. (exceptionmag.com)
  • The team behind the research found that immunotherapy-a cancer treatment that harnesses the patient's own immune system to fight the tumor-using a dendritic cell vaccine in combination with immune system T cells extended the median patient survival time to 27 months for the cohort studied. (dukechronicle.com)
  • We hypothesize that higher radiation doses to these niches improve patient survival by eradicating the cancer stem cells. (ucla.edu)
  • Survival times for a highly aggressive type of blood cancer have nearly doubled over the last decade due to the introduction of new targeted drugs, researchers have found. (healthcanal.com)
  • Survival times were measured not only from the date of "untreatability" but also from the precisely known date of first hospital attendance for the cancer that eventually reached the terminal stage. (pnas.org)
  • CHICAGO - June 6, 2011 - An analysis linking federal bankruptcy court records to cancer registry data from nearly 232,000 adult cancer cases in western Washington during a 14-year period has found a hidden cost to survival: Insolvency rates increase along with the length of survival. (fredhutch.org)
  • hazard
  • Quality Street chocolates survived longer than Roses chocolates (hazard ratio for survival of Roses v Quality Street 0.70, 95% confidence interval 0.53 to 0.93, P=0.014). (bmj.com)
  • rats
  • The production of BBB alterations prior to irradiation did not influence the survival time of rats after exposure to supralethal doses of radiation suggesting that BBB damage may bear no direct relationship to the survival time after radiation injury. (dtic.mil)
  • logistic
  • compared the ANN model used with other survival analysis models like logistic regression and Cox PH and the results came in favor of the ANN. (hindawi.com)
  • To fit the grouped survival model by using PROC LOGISTIC, you must treat each discrete time unit for each subject as a separate observation. (sas.com)
  • To use PROC LOGISTIC with the grouped survival data, you must expand the data so that each beetle has a separate record for each day of survival. (sas.com)
  • conditional
  • Visser's and Wang and Wells methods propose an estimator for the bivariate survival function while G´omez and Serrat's method presents a conditional approach for the second time given the first. (upc.edu)
  • proportional
  • Further the three most important methods for reliability- and survival time-analysis are discussed: Kaplan-Meier-Method, the parametric Model and the proportional hazards model. (statcon.de)
  • advances
  • In addition to the positive impact of anti-HIV drugs, the progress in increasing survival after diagnosis has been helped by the recent advances in the prevention and treatment of opportunistic infections affecting people with AIDS," says Lisa P. Jacobson, Sc. (nih.gov)
  • 1995
  • Other methods of ANN applied to survival time were proposed by Faraggi and Simon in 1995 [ 8 ] and by Ohno-Machado in 1996 [ 13 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Founded in 1995, EIN News is an international leader in real-time news tracking and digital information services. (einpresswire.com)
  • analysis
  • One of the basic approaches in utilizing ANN in survival analysis is by classification, whether a patient will survive over a fixed time interval or not [ 11 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • This one-day-training covers the topics reliability- and survivaltime-analysis. (statcon.de)
  • Several aspects of the analysis of two successive survival times are considered. (upc.edu)
  • Joint models with shared Gaussian random effects have been conventionally used in analysis of longitudinal outcome and survival endpoint in biomedical or public health research. (unc.edu)
  • In a post hoc analysis, classification according to disease progression was found to explain at least 48% of the observed variation of survival time. (nih.gov)
  • A beetle that died in the third day ( time =3) would contribute three observations to the analysis, one for each day it was alive at the beginning of the day. (sas.com)
  • diagnosis
  • While a good proportion of the MACS men diagnosed with AIDS in 1990 or 1991 survived for nearly two years after their diagnosis, this improvement in survival was not uniform for all of AIDS-defining illnesses seen in MACS," says Lewis K. Schrager, M.D., chief of the epidemiology section of the Vaccine Trials and Epidemiology Branch of NIAID's Division of AIDS and project officer for MACS. (nih.gov)
  • Survival times after developing other OIs for those whose immune systems were not greatly suppressed at the time of diagnosis consistently improved, but the increase was not significant. (nih.gov)
  • stem
  • The team found that by attaching a protein called vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) to microscopic particles can increase the survival time of stem cells, which could be used to help healing of the tissues, after the injection into the body. (eurekalert.org)
  • neural
  • 2009 [ 1 ] applied artificial neural networks to short-term time prediction of traffic travel time. (hindawi.com)
  • proposed the use of multiple neural networks one for each time interval [ 12 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • However
  • However, MACS men who had more than 100 CD4+ T cells when diagnosed with KS did not have significant changes in their survival times. (nih.gov)
  • The increased survival time did not correlate, however, with changes in either tumour multiplicity or tumour growth rate. (springer.com)
  • 2015). However, no experiments have been conducted to compare survival kinetics of all three enteric swine coronaviruses simultaneously in feed and feed ingredients for swine. (nationalhogfarmer.com)
  • prognosis
  • 3 Because the heterogeneity of GBM contributes to its poor and variant prognosis, 4 it is very important to evaluate the heterogeneity and analyze the relationship between GBM heterogeneity and survival time. (ajnr.org)
  • observations
  • For each of these observations, the response is dichotomous, corresponding to whether or not the subject died in the time unit. (sas.com)
  • A beetle that survives the 13-day duration of the experiment ( time =14) would contribute 13 observations. (sas.com)
  • years
  • Over the next few years, being able to make better decisions like these just might let Atofina thrive where chemical manufacturers that do not employ real-time technology might stumble - or even die. (computerworld.com.au)
  • real time
  • Join us and see the progress in real time. (medgadget.com)
  • Today, that system has evolved into a real-time performance management (RTPM) platform that lets business managers view valve pressures, temperatures, flows and other data generated from the petrochemical-manufacture process. (computerworld.com.au)
  • Stoffel was one of the first people at Atofina to see the potential to propagate real-time performance data throughout the company. (computerworld.com.au)
  • In 2001, the first full year that the plant used real-time Plant Intelligence data, "we cut our maintenance costs just for parts by $363,000," Stoffel says. (computerworld.com.au)
  • All feed and ingredient samples were initially analyzed by real time polymerase chain reaction and shown to be negative for all corona viruses. (nationalhogfarmer.com)
  • given
  • 2.That the mean times to graft rejection given rejection are equal. (mathhelpforum.com)
  • Insects surviving the duration (13 days) of the experiment are given a time value of 14. (sas.com)
  • mean
  • The mean time taken to open a box of chocolates from first appearance on the ward was 12 minutes (95% confidence interval 0 to 24). (bmj.com)
  • The mean survival time is more than 4.2 times as great for the ascorbate subjects (more than 210 days) as for the controls (50 days). (pnas.org)
  • cells
  • The technique developed can help researchers to understand and treat other conditions, where survival of the cells is required. (eurekalert.org)
  • At various time points throughout the 56-day incubation, the surviving virus was eluted and inoculated into Vero-81 cells (PEDV) or Swine Testicular cells (TGEV and PDCoV). (nationalhogfarmer.com)