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  • Symptoms
  • If you have symptoms, increased risk factors or have recently been diagnosed with Bone Cancer , contact us to request an appointment with Diablo Valley Oncology's physicians to learn more about treatment options . (dvohmg.com)
  • As a result, there may be a gradual onset of certain symptoms, including excessive urination (polyuria) and increased thirst (polydipsia), and the development of particular complications without appropriate treatment. (rarediseases.org)
  • The goal of palliative care is to prevent or treat as early as possible the symptoms of a disease, side effects caused by treatment of a disease, and psychological, social, and spiritual problems related to a disease or its treatment. (ohsu.edu)
  • Ayurvedic herbal treatment is especially useful in the treatment of multiple myeloma, since it treats both the original problem in the bone marrow and also treats its associated symptoms. (credit-insurance.tk)
  • dose
  • The first 3-week cycle of treatment constitutes the dose limiting toxicity (DLT) evaluation period. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Background: In this study we determined if treatment combining radiation therapy (RT) with intracerebral (i.c.) administration of carboplatin to F98 glioma bearing rats could improve survival over that previously reported by us with a 15 Gy dose (5 Gy × 3) of 6 MV photons. (ufl.edu)
  • Next, therapy studies were carried out in rats that had received carboplatin either by CED over 30 min (20 μg) or by Alzet pumps over 7 d (84 μg), followed by RT using a LINAC to deliver either 20 Gy (5 Gy × 4) or 15 Gy (7.5 Gy × 2) dose at 6 or 24 hrs after drug administration. (ufl.edu)
  • Characteristic of a controlled experiment in which neither the patient nor the attending physician knows whether the patient is getting one or another drug or dose. (ucla.edu)
  • Subjects who discontinue treatment for reasons other than disease progression or initiation of new anticancer therapy (excluding radiation therapy and surgery) response evaluated every 6 months following the last dose of study drug. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • disease
  • Embodiments of the present invention provide methods of detecting disease, methods of treating disease using targeted hyperthermia, methods of treating disease using targeted chemical agents, methods of treating disease comprising accurate measurements of the efficacy of treatments. (google.de)
  • 1 . A method for treating disease, comprising (a) determining the location and number of cells characteristic of the disease according to claim 2 , and (b) applying a therapy to the patient. (google.de)
  • 6 . A method according to claim 1 , further comprising (c) determining a measure of the number of cells characteristic of the disease after treatment, then repeating steps (b) and (c) until a desired number of cells characteristic of the disease have been eliminated from the tumor. (google.de)
  • b4) treating the patient such that the inhibitor is overcome and drug acts on the cells characteristic of the disease. (google.de)
  • 9 . A method as in claim 1 , further comprising (c) determining from the magnetic effect of nanoparticles a measure of the number of cells characteristic of the disease remaining after such treatment, (d) repeating steps (b) and (c) until the number of cells characteristic of the disease remaining is below a threshold value. (google.de)
  • After the first cycle, patients may continue to receive XMT-1522 until disease progression as long as the drug is well-tolerated and patients continue to derive clinical benefit in the opinion of the Investigator. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Treatment added to the main treatment for a disease. (ohsu.edu)
  • CT scan, MRI, and PET scan can be utilised to identify the spread of the disease and severity, after which the disease is graded so as to define the treatment plan for this condition. (credit-insurance.tk)
  • Time-to-disease progression is defined as the time from start of study therapy to documentation of disease progression. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Subjects should continue treatment on study until objective disease progression is documented according to RECIST or withdrawal from the study for other reasons. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Subjects discontinuing treatment with paclitaxel prior to disease progression should continue treatment with pazopanib. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The intended outcome is a measure of whether participants are alive without disease progression 2 years (24 months) after treatment. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • inhibitor
  • 8 . A method as in claim 7 , wherein the inhibitor comprises a coating that encapsulates the drug, and wherein treating the patient so that the inhibitor is overcome comprises applying a magnetic field such that the delivery packages generate heat, motion, or a combination thereof sufficient to disrupt the inhibitory function of the coating. (google.de)
  • Cancers
  • non-small cell lung cancers are more likely to be contained in one area, making treatment more likely to be successful. (drugs.com)
  • patients
  • Proportion of patients able to have breast conservation surgery after being treated with eribulin as neoadjuvant therapy. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Clinical trials conducted with cancer patients evaluate the safety and effectiveness of new or modified cancer treatment strategies. (cancerconnect.com)
  • We appreciate the needs and expectations of our patients and take great pains to ensure that they are comfortable during their treatment and are made to feel like home. (placidway.com)
  • Attesting to this are patients from over 40 countries who have received high quality treatment in an environment specially designed to be healing and restful. (placidway.com)
  • The FDA requires that the drug company's plan must be reviewed by community research review board (IRB), and that patients participating in the clinical trial are informed about the trial and consent to participate. (cfcancerinst.com)
  • The FDA evaluates the outcomes reported in the NDA and determines whether the new drug will be approved and made available to patients in the United States. (cfcancerinst.com)
  • Until a drug receives FDA approval, it cannot be sold and the drug company may only provide it to patients through clinical trials. (cfcancerinst.com)
  • The FDA's primary interest is helping to ensure that the drug company's research will not subject cancer patients in the clinical trial to undue risks. (cfcancerinst.com)
  • Selected patients may benefit from additional radiation therapy. (ohsu.edu)
  • Overall, response to anticancer drugs and radiation therapy is quite poor, and most patients stop responding after some time. (credit-insurance.tk)
  • Although MFS tends to recur in the same area where it started, a majority of patients live five or more years after treatment. (mayoclinic.org)
  • It is used in patients whose cancer has not already been treated with an anthracycline (a type of anticancer drug). (cancer.gov)
  • The response rate is defined as the percentage of patients receiving F-fluorothymidine positron emission tomography (FLT-PET) imaging whose cancer shrinks or disappears after treatment. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Patients who fail to return for evaluation after beginning therapy will be censored for progression on the last day of therapy. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • 3, were noted after the first 9 patients on treatment, and the study then proceeded towards the goal of accruing 60 total patients. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Results in patients receiving newer treatments may then be compared to the control group. (ucla.edu)
  • In single-blind studies, patients do not know which of several treatments they are receiving, thus preventing personal bias from influencing their reactions and study results. (ucla.edu)
  • investigational
  • This is an important step in the development process of this investigational agent,' said Prof. Andreas Busch, Member of the Bayer HealthCare Executive Committee and Head of Global Drug Discovery. (mesotheliomacenter.org)
  • survival
  • Ayurvedic treatment can definitely bring about a good response in this condition, which has so far proved to be refractory to conventional treatment, and herbal treatment can provide significant improvement in the quality of life as well as survival of affected individuals. (credit-insurance.tk)
  • risk
  • Taking the drug tamoxifen for breast cancer also increases risk, as does having undergone pelvic radiation therapy. (energytimes.com)
  • Tobacco and smoking, obesity, alcoholism, too much sun exposure and radiation are among the common risk factors, while genetics also plays a pivotal role with increased risk among siblings and relatives. (lifehack.org)
  • One reason may be that no firm guidelines have been established for carrying out routine screening of persons in high-risk groups or for prescribing treatment for various manifestations of anal neoplasia. (thebodypro.com)
  • For example, children who have had hereditary retinoblastoma (an uncommon cancer of the eye) are at a higher risk of developing osteosarcoma, particularly if they are treated with radiation. (dvohmg.com)
  • vaccine
  • An extremely complex drug, vaccine or antitoxin that is made from a living organism, or from products of a living organism. (ohsu.edu)
  • recur
  • After treatment and rehabilitation (see above), checkups are needed to maintain health and make sure that the oral cancer does not recur. (rxlist.com)