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*  Neuroendocrine tumor
In this study, lanreotide showed a statistically significant improvement in progression-free survival, meeting its primary ... The disease in sixty five percent of patients treated with lanreotide in the study had not progressed or caused death at 96 ... Carcinoid heart disease was identified in 1952, and carcinoid fibrosis in 1961. Neuroendocrine tumors were sometimes called ... This represented a 53% reduction in risk of disease progression or death with lanreotide based on a hazard ratio of .47. ...
*  Bluetongue disease
Norway have since been declared free of the disease in 2011. Although the disease is not a threat to humans the most vulnerable ... Viral survival and vector longevity is seen during milder winters. A significant contribution to the northward spread of ... Handbook of Animal Diseases in the Tropics, 1976. ISBN 0-901028-10-X Jensen, R. and Swift, B.L. Diseases of Sheep, Lea and ... Bluetongue disease is a non-contagious, insect-borne, viral disease of ruminants, mainly sheep and less frequently cattle, ...
*  Prognosis
Progression-free survival - the length of time during and after medication or treatment during which the disease being treated ... Survival rate - indicating the percentage of people in a study or treatment group who are alive for a given period of time ... Survival time - the remaining duration of life. If not otherwise specified, it generally starts from the time of diagnosis. One ... Only several decades later did the focus of efforts in Western medicine shift to curing disease. Diagnosis Nocebo Optimism bias ...
*  Papillary tumors of the pineal region
... gross total resection of the tumor has been the only clinical factor associated overall and progression-free survival. The ... of cases that contain a longer clinical follow-up are needed to optimize the management of patients with this rare disease. ... Once they were biopsied, they were defined as either malignant, meaning cancerous, or benign, meaning cancer free. After seeing ... value of radiotherapy as well as chemotherapy on disease progression will need to be investigated in future trials. With this ...
*  Uveal melanoma
The average survival time after diagnosis of liver metastases depends on the extent of systemic spread. The disease-free ... Of the 50% of patients who develop metastatic disease, more than 90% of patients will develop liver metastases. As such, the ... In contrast, mutations in the gene BAP1 are strongly linked to metastatic spread and patient survival. Incidence of posterior ... Kumar, Vinay (2009). "Uvea: Neoplasms". Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, Professional Edition (8th ed.). ...
*  Phytophthora medicaginis
The disease cycle "starts" in the early spring as the oospores begin to germinate. Oospores are thick walled survival ... This spread can be limited by using proper sanitation before moving from an infected field to a disease free field. All of ... A cool environment also favors disease transmission. An integrated disease management program incorporating host resistance ... it requires free water to infect another plant. This disease is most prevalent in newly seeded fields that experience flooding ...
*  Cercospora sojina
Instead of saving seed, a producer should plant certified disease free seed to reduce the risk of bringing the pathogen into ... Seed Quality is important and can prevent the survival stage of the disease cycle.[3] Rotation with crops not susceptible to ... Using tillage to disturb the pathogen's survival structures will also reduce the disease in the future.[3] Fungicides can be ... This leads to a layered section of disease on one plant. Within a field, the disease often occurs in patches either small or ...
*  Tumor hypoxia
"Glucose transporter glut-1 expression correlates with tumor hypoxia and predicts metastasis-free survival in advanced carcinoma ... DeBerardinis, Ralph J. "Is cancer a disease of abnormal cellular metabolism? New angles on an old idea." Genetics in Medicine ... The main endpoint of the trial was survival at two years, not overall survival. Another drug in development that is designed to ... This frees these cells from requiring large quantities of glucose allowing the hypoxic cells to take up the majority of the ...
*  Plasma cell dyscrasia
... and an overall 5 year survival of 67%. γ Heavy chain disease (also termed Franklin disease or Franklin's disease) presents in ... a free κ chain in great excess of a λ chain or a free λ chain in great excess of a κ chain; and d) free γ, δ, or μ heavy chains ... The overall survival of POEMS patients who have been treated for their disease is relatively good for a disease occurring in ... Survival with this disease varies between 10 years with a median survival rate of ~ 2years. Paraproteinemia Gammaglobulins ...
*  Mark Soloway
... there was no improvement in progression free or overall survival. Other groups who later performed similar studies have ... Anecdotally, many of these patients were given the newly developed LHRH analogs as initial treatment for their disease. Since ... reasonable to give androgen deprivation prior to prostatectomy with the hope of improving progression free and overall survival ... Soloway also studied the psychosocial and sexual implications of this disease on patients and their partners. Sun Sentinel, 1/ ...
*  Cancer vaccine
The treatment, Oncophage, increased recurrence-free survival by a little more than a year according to the results of a phase ... The approval is for a subset of kidney cancer patients who are at intermediate risk for disease recurrence. It awaits approval ... One alternative is to target patients with residual disease after surgery, radiotherapy or chemotherapy that does not harm the ... In January 2009, a review article made recommendations for success as follows: Target settings with a low disease burden. ...
*  Everolimus
... to exemestane therapy against advanced breast cancer can significantly improve progression-free survival compared with ... The experimental use of everolimus in refractory chronic graft-versus-host disease was reported in 2012. Interim phase III ... This AKT elevation can lead to longer survival in some cell types. Thus, everolimus has important effects on cell growth, cell ... The 1-year, 3-year and 4-year overall survival achieved for Group A patients (Everolimus group) was 94.95%, 86.48% and 86.48%, ...
*  Head and Neck Cancer Alliance
There is a correlation between disease stage, survival and quality of life. The median five-year survival drops significantly ... Early detection is imperative for increasing chances of survival. Free screening clinics for head and neck cancers during Oral ... The Head and Neck Cancer Alliance offers free screenings nationwide;free screenings are offered predominantly during Oral, Head ... Nearly 8000 people die every year due to head and neck cancer, which is attributed to advanced stage disease at the time of ...
*  Meroplankton
Mortality depends on many factors, such as predation, competition, disease, parasites, and physiological stresses. Survival and ... Many of the common, well-known animals found on the Great Barrier Reef spend time as free-swimming meroplankton, bearing little ... Survival rate of Meroplankton is critical to successful development of adult organisms. Low survival rates of meroplankton will ... A major factor affecting meroplankton survival is food availability. While living in the plankton, meroplankton either feed on ...
*  Durvalumab
... increased the median progression-free survival from 5.6 months (placebo) to 16.8 months (durvalumab); the 12 month ... 709 patients with stage III NSCLC who did not have disease progression after two or more cycles of a platinum-based ... "AstraZeneca presents superior progression-free survival for Imfinzi in the PACIFIC trial of patients with locally-advanced ... progression-free survival rate was increased from 35.3% (placebo) to 55.9% (durvalumab), and the 18 month progression-free ...
*  P16
... recurrence-free survival (RFS), locoregional control (LRC), as well as other measurements. The appearance of hyper methylation ... using immunohistochemistry to detect the presence of the p16 biomarker has been shown to be the strongest indicator of disease ... In addition, studies have shown no survival benefit in p16 positive OSCC compared to p16 negative OSCC.(51,52)[citation needed ... Presence of the biomarker is associated with a more favorable prognosis as measured by cancer-specific survival (CSS), ...
*  LI-RADS
A landmark study in 1996 showed that both overall and recurrence-free survival following liver transplantation for cirrhosis ... Provided that the disease has not spread beyond the liver, then liver transplant effectively removes all cancer cells from the ... The outcomes and survival benefits of transplantation as treatment of HCC are highest when transplant is reserved for the "best ... Thus, accurate and consistent evaluation of the disease burden is critical. For example, if someone with three small HCC ...
*  Heather Von St James
Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization. Retrieved 13 August 2012. Pheifer, Pat (27 August 2008). "A rare survival story in a ... She was declared cancer-free later that year. Von St. James' recovery from the disease is clinically unique because malignant ... James serves as a mesothelioma research funding advocate and conference speaker for the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization ... Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Blog Huffington Post Blog Asbestos Disease Awareness. ...
*  Addax
They can survive without free water almost indefinitely, because they get moisture from their food and dew that condenses on ... 1993). "Species survival plan contributions to research and reintroduction of the addax Addax nasomaculatus". International Zoo ... Journal of wildlife diseases. 29 (3): 516-7. doi:10.7589/0090-3558-29.3.516. PMID 8355363. Spevak, E.M.; et al. ( ... Craig, T.M. (1993). "Longistrongylus curvispiculum (Nematoda: Trichostrongyloidea) in free-ranging exotic antelope in Texas". ...
*  Cure4Kids
... sickle cell disease, and HIV/AIDS. The Cure4Kids web-site, which is free of charge to registered members, provides access to ... Research Hospital with the mission of helping health professionals in countries with limited resources improve the survival ... presented as a disease of unhealthy cells), and Healthy Living (presented as practices for cancer prevention such as proper ... and share knowledge on the treatment of cancer and other catastrophic diseases in children. From October 1, 2002 through May 1 ...
*  Death receptor 6
... in the brain that causes Alzheimer's disease as well as signal transduction in stress response and cellular survival. DR6 ... The free serum levels of this DR6 are heightened with anti-cell death factors in patients that have later stage ovarian cancer ... Cetin F (2012). "Role of oxidative stress in Aβ animal model of Alzheimer's disease: Vicious circle of apoptosis, nitric oxide ...
*  Eukaryotic translation elongation factor 1 alpha 1
... upregulation of eEF1A expression is associated with prostate cancer and worsened metastasis-free and overall patient survival. ... Its role in heat shock response presents it as a target for treating related diseases like spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy ( ... eEF1A1 is downregulated in myocardial infarction and potentially participates in cardiovascular disease through its ... combined with altered levels of eEF1A-derived bacterial peptides in neoplastic disease, may lead to autoimmunity in breast ...
*  Melflufen
... the median Progression-Free Survival was 9.4 months and the Duration of Response was 9.6 months. An overall response rate of 41 ... In a Phase 1/2 trial, in solid tumor patients refractory to standard therapy, response evaluation showed disease stabilization ...
*  Kangaroo care
This freed up overcrowded incubator space and care givers. Another feature of kangaroo care was early discharge in the kangaroo ... It has proven successful in improving survival rates of premature and low birth weight newborns and in lowering the risks of ... nosocomial infection, severe illness, and lower respiratory tract disease. It also increased exclusive breast feeding and for a ... In another randomized controlled trial conducted in Ethiopia, survival improved when skin-to-skin contact was started before 6 ...
*  Uterine serous carcinoma
More recently it was reported that forty-two percent of 138 patients were found disease-free at five years. In 2009, the ... no increased survival was seen when radiation therapy was added versus observation, while the postsurgical treatment with ... patients with stage 1A disease with residual disease in the hysterectomy specimen had no recurrence with platinum-based therapy ... "Improved survival in surgical stage I patients with uterine papillary serous carcinoma (UPSC) treated with adjuvant platinum- ...
*  Gemma Teller Morrow
When Jax is set free, she says that it was the Chinese that killed Tara, Jax starts an all out war with Henry Lin while Gemma ... They end up in Oregon, at the house of her father, a reverend who is suffering from late-stage Alzheimer's Disease. After an ... be ready to assume control over SAMCRO to ensure the organization's survival for another generation. She adores her husband, ...