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*  Adjuvant therapy
In 1995 a multicenter study reported improved long-term and disease-free survival in melanoma patients using interferon alpha ... It has been known for at least 30 years that adjuvant chemotherapy increases the relapse-free survival rate for patients with ... The aim of adjuvant treatment is to improve disease-specific symptoms and overall survival. Because the treatment is ... approved interferon alpha 2b for melanoma patients who are currently free of disease, to reduce the risk of recurrence. Since ...
*  ABVD
... better relapse-free survival, and better outcomes after relapse in the patients treated with ABVD. Later studies confirmed the ... Bonadonna, G.; Fossati, V.; De Lena, M. (1978). ": MOPP versus MOPP plus ABVD in Stage IV Hodgkin's disease". Proc. Am. Assoc. ... Prior to the mid-1960s, advanced-stage Hodgkin disease was treated with single-agent chemotherapy, with fairly dismal long-term ... Long-term effects were also a concern, as patients were often cured and could expect long survival after chemotherapy. ...
*  Cancer survivor
... has completed initial cancer management and has no apparent evidence of active disease; is living with progressive disease and ... Xing MY, Xu SZ, Shen P. Effect of low-fat diet on breast cancer survival: a meta-analysis. Asian Pac J Cancer P. 2014;15(3): ... Amy Harmon (16 September 2007). "The DNA Age, Cancer Free at Age 33, but Weighing a Mastectomy". The New York Times. Retrieved ... The COG suggests that a survivor include the following in his/her treatment summary: Name of disease, date of diagnosis, stage ...
*  Aeromonas salmonicida
Rose, A; Ellis, E (1990). "The survival of Aeromonas salmonicida subsp. salmonicida in sea water". The Journal of Fish Disease ... densities at 4.9 fish per square meter were infection-free. Additionally, A. salmonicida concentrations were considerably ... Jangoux, M (1987). "Diseases of Echinodermata. I. Agents microorganisms and protistans" (PDF). Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 2 ... Infected fish with open sores are able to spread the disease to other fish. It is also one of several bacteria that can cause ...
*  Desmoplastic small-round-cell tumor
The disease rarely occurs in females, but when it does the tumors can be mistaken for ovarian cancer. In dogs, mast cell tumors ... The Stehlin Foundation currently offers DSRCT patients the opportunity to send samples of their tumors free of charge for ... and stem cell rescue improves survival for some patients. Reports have indicated that patients will initially respond to first ... Because the disease can be misdiagnosed or remain undetected, tumors frequently grow large within the abdomen and metastasize ...
*  Backpacking (wilderness)
... disabling waterborne diseases, and anxiety. The remoteness of backpacking locations can exacerbate any mishap. Survival gear ... Adequate snow depth, free of rocks and ice, is needed - generally 4 to 5 ft (1.2 to 1.5 m) is sufficient. A quinzhee is similar ... Survival skills can provide peace of mind and may make the difference between life and death when the weather, terrain, or ... Fourth is some form of sleep system (typically a sleeping bag and perhaps a foam pad). Fifth is some amount of survival gear, ...
*  Deepak Foundation
The Deepak Foundation's vision is a world that is free of distress, disease, deprivation and exploitation. Our focus is the ... Promote practices for safe motherhood and child survival Offer an access to health and pre-school education services Ensure ... Government of Gujarat provides motherhood and child survival in the entire tribal area of Vadodara district. Today, the ...
*  John R. Commons
The negro could not possibly have found a place in American industry had he come as a free man..." -Races and Immigrants in ... From the standpoint of survival of the fittest, such vices are virtues, for severe and continuous exertion under tropical ... conditions bring prostration and predisposition to disease. Therefore, if such races are to adopt that industrious life which ...
*  Forest Tennant
Partial list Tennant, Forest (2013). The Intractable Pain Patient's Guide to Pain Free Hours (PDF) (3rd ed.). Veract ... Forest Tennant (2007). "The Intractable Pain Patient's Handbook For Survival" (PDF). Pain Treatment Topics. SBL Ltd. Retrieved ... Forest Tennant (September 2012). "John F. Kennedy's Pain Story: From Autoimmune Disease To Centralized Pain" (PDF). Practical ...
*  Christian mission
However, he says that commercial traders were the main agents of disease. ... other diseases arrived on non-commercial voyages ... Other Christian publishers, such as Plough Publishing, provide free books to people in the UK and US as a form of mission. The ... such as Friends of Peoples Close to Nature and Survival International. Missionaries, along with other travelers, brought ... After the Americans broke free, British officials decided to enhance the power and wealth of the Church of England in all the ...
*  Janet Lane-Claypon
... and compared them with 500 women who were free of the disease but otherwise broadly similar, known as "controls".[citation ... For all cases, rapid treatment held the key to survival among women with breast cancer.[citation needed] In 1929, Lane-Claypon ...
*  Afro-Argentines
An Afro-Argentine had less chance of survival if free than if enslaved: slaves were seen as investments and taken good care of ... This caused much poverty in the Afro-Argentine community; many succumbed to disease because they could not afford proper ... All children born after 1813 were automatically free, but Afro-Argentines who were already slaves were not freed, and were only ... whereby children born to slaves thenceforth were automatically free citizens, but did not free those who were already slaves. ...
*  Plasma cell leukemia
... has a progression free survival rate of 66% at 3 years and an overall survival rate of 73% at 4 years. In one study, patients ... longer overall survival time) disease. Recent case report studies suggest that treatment regimens which include a proteasome ... Prior to the use of newly developed drugs and treatment regimens, median survival rates from the time of diagnosis for pPCL and ... Plasma cell leukemia (PCL) is a plasma cell dyscrasia, i.e. a disease involving the malignant degeneration of a subtype of ...
*  Management of thalassemia
The child was born from an embryo screened to be free of the disease before implantation with In vitro fertilization. The ... In low-risk young patients, the thalassemia-free survival rate is 87%; the mortality risk is 3%. The drawback is that this ... The results are these: thalassemia-free survival rate 70%, rejection 23%, and mortality 7%. The best results are with very ... This free iron is toxic to the body since it catalyzes reactions that generate free hydroxyl radicals. These radicals may ...
*  Rhinocladiella mackenziei
The agent is dissimilar to typically opportunistic agents of fungal disease in that the majority of cases have been reported ... Melanin also protects the fungal cell wall from hydrolysis by binding to free radicals and hypochlorite produced by phagocytic ... with no instances of documented survival of patients. Rhinocladiella mackenziei has been shown to be resistant to Amphotericin ... Approaches to disease management typically involve combined antifungal chemotherapy (combination therapy), surgical debridement ...
*  PARAMOUNT trial
The study would measure progression-free survival of patients and survival irrespective of whether the cancer had progressed. ... An alternative would be administering a second chemotherapy if the disease progresses. A significant number of patients do not ... Bankhead, Charles (8 June 2012). "ASCO: Alimta Extends Survival in NSCLC". MedPage Today. Retrieved 16 September 2013. Eaton, K ... survive long enough for a second treatment if their disease progresses. When maintenance therapy is used it may or may not ...
*  Oncolytics Biotech
... or progression-free survival (PFS), a therapeutic profile consistent with those observed with approved immunotherapies. Based ... including most metastatic disease, which suggests that Reolysin may be an effective therapeutic for many Ras-activated tumor ... In March 2017, the company announced positive overall survival data from the open-label, randomized study where, in the ... "Oncolytics Biotech® Inc.'s REOLYSIN® Provides Statistically Significant Improvement in Overall Survival in Canadian Cancer ...
*  Reolysin
... or progression-free survival (PFS), a therapeutic profile consistent with those observed with approved immunotherapies. Based ... including most metastatic disease, which suggests that REOLYSIN may be an effective therapeutic for many Ras-activated tumor ... In March 2017, the company announced positive overall survival data from the open-label, randomized study where, in the ... progeny virus particles are then free to infect surrounding cancer cells. This cycle of infection, replication and cell death ...
*  Vein graft disease
... free artery and integral vein grafts are all subject to post-grafting Vein Graft Disease (VGD) and the mechanism of disease ... Coronary Bypass Gra Fate and Patient Outcome: Angiographic Follow-Up of 5065 gra s related to survival and reoperation in 1388 ... Vein grafting can be performed utilizing either free vein grafts or integral veins located within tissue grafts. Free vein ... Free vein grafts are also used frequently during reconstructive surgery in situations where recipient vessels are damaged or ...
*  History of Mississippi
They were freed after the Emancipation Proclamation but suffered from widespread diseases that flourished in the crowded camps ... The women coped by focusing on survival. They maintained their family honor by upholding Confederate patriotism to the bitter ... Disease was also common in the troop camps; during the war, more men on both sides died of disease than of wounds or direct ... In 1860 only 1,000 of the 437,000 blacks in the state were recorded as free. Most of these free people lived in wretched ...
*  National Child Abuse Prevention Month
... the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) uses the term child maltreatment to refer to both acts of commission ( ... survival, development or dignity in the context of a relationship of responsibility, trust or power." In the United States, ... and nurturing environment that is free from abuse and neglect." The World Health Organization (WHO) defines child abuse and ...
*  Hyacinth macaw
Survival rates could also be enhanced if ranch owners would leave all large and potential nest trees standing and eliminate all ... disease control, or proper hygiene. In the trade centers, the hyacinth macaw demanded the highest price of US$1,000, proving it ... "Chlamydophila psittaci in free-living Blue-fronted Amazon parrots (Amazona aestiva) and Hyacinth macaws (Anodorhynchus ... Due to the poor survival rates of the young, poachers concentrate more heavily on adult birds, which depletes the population at ...
*  Ali Maow Maalin
Smallpox is an infectious disease caused by two strains of virus, Variola major and V. minor. V. minor is the rarer of the two ... The majority of African countries were free from smallpox by 1972. By the end of 1975, the virus had been eradicated worldwide ... Rx for Survival series: The End of Smallpox: Part II - The Last Case (streaming video) CDC: Smallpox Eradication: Memories and ... He was diagnosed with the disease in October 1977 and made a full recovery. Although he had many contacts, none of them ...
*  Epidemiology of cancer
... a symptom-free tumor that is found accidentally and whose treatment may be unimportant "WHO Disease and injury country ... Lead time bias is the concept that early diagnosis may artificially inflate the survival statistics of a cancer, without really ... In the U.S. cancer is second only to cardiovascular disease as the leading cause of death; in the UK it is the leading cause of ... Men with cancer are twice as likely as women to have a modifiable risk factor for their disease. Other lifestyle and ...
*  Ancylostoma caninum
Warm and moist conditions are important to allow survival of A. caninum during the free-living stages of its life cycle and for ... The disease resulting from such A. caninum infection is referred to by the general term hookworm disease or the more specific ... Freezing, heating above 37 °C (99 °F), drying or exposing A. caninum to sunlight all give reduced survival of the free-living ... instead the disease dermal larva migrans results, caused by movement of the nematode within the skin and which can persist for ...
*  Bobby Singer
In the seventh season finale, "Survival of the Fittest," Sam tries to stop him, but Bobby is no longer completely in control of ... Bobby gets Castiel into Heaven and helps him free Metatron before returning to his own Heaven. He leaves a note with Castiel ... Following their reunion, Bobby explains Dick Roman's endgame for humanity; cure humanity of all its diseases before herding ...
*  Big Bear
Disease had begun to ravage his people and the declining numbers of Buffalo threatened their food source and economy. This was ... This included losing the free nomadic lifestyle that his tribe and others were accustomed to. Big Bear also took part in one of ... The Canadian government was the only option of survival but this meant signing the numbered treaties which would change their ... Clearing the Plains: Disease, Politics of Starvation, and the Loss of Aboriginal Life. University of Regina Press. pp. 99-100. ...