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*  PARAMOUNT trial
When maintenance therapy is used it may or may not consist of a different drug than the initial chemotherapy. Studies prior to ... Eaton, K. D.; Martins, R. G. (2010). "Maintenance chemotherapy in non-small cell lung cancer". Journal of the National ... maintenance therapy is sometimes used when the initial chemotherapy does not lead to improvement. An alternative would be ... PARAMOUNT found that maintenance therapy with pemetrexed for patients with advanced non-squamous NSCLC was an effective and ...
*  Chemotherapy
Maintenance chemotherapy is a repeated low-dose treatment to prolong remission. Salvage chemotherapy or palliative chemotherapy ... Intensification chemotherapy is identical to consolidation chemotherapy but a different drug than the induction chemotherapy is ... Chemotherapy may be given with a curative intent or it may aim to prolong life or to palliate symptoms. Induction chemotherapy ... This type of chemotherapy is used for curative intent. Combined modality chemotherapy is the use of drugs with other cancer ...
*  Acute myeloid leukemia
... followed by chemotherapy and ATRA plus chemotherapy and the role of maintenance therapy in newly diagnosed acute promyelocytic ... Cassileth PA, Harrington DP, Hines JD, Oken MM, Mazza JJ, McGlave P, Bennett JM, O'Connell MJ (1988). "Maintenance chemotherapy ... The risk is highest about three to five years after chemotherapy. Other chemotherapy agents, specifically epipodophyllotoxins ... induction chemotherapy may not be offered to the very elderly, and the options may include less intense chemotherapy or ...
*  Psychoeducation
Family psychoeducation, social skills training and maintenance chemotherapy in the aftercare treatment of schizophrenia: II. ...
*  Sinonasal undifferentiated carcinoma
... and concominant chemotherapy is most efficient rather thain radiotherapy combined with induced or maintenance chemotherapy. In ... Varying combinations of and length between surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy have been tested. Findings from Mendenhall et ...
*  Acute promyelocytic leukemia
After stable remission is induced, the standard of care is to undergo 2 years of maintenance chemotherapy with methotrexate, ... based chemotherapy. Both chemotherapies result in a clinical remission in approximately 90% of patients with arsenic trioxide ... Unlike other chemotherapies, ATRA does not directly kill the malignant cells. ATRA induces the terminal differentiation of the ... ATRA alone is capable of inducing remission but it is short-lived in the absence of concurrent "traditional" chemotherapy. As ...
*  Eli Jaxon-Bear
He continues with maintenance level chemotherapy. In January 2008, Jaxon-Bear reestablished the Leela Foundation and returned ...
*  Maintenance therapy
For example, maintenance chemotherapy may be given to people who have a cancer in remission in an attempt to prevent a relapse ... Definition of Maintenance therapy at MedicineNet Berinstein NL (2006). "Principles of maintenance therapy". Leuk. Res. 30 Suppl ... Maintenance Therapy for periodontal disease Maintenance Therapy for intestinal inflammatory diseases. ... Maintenance therapy is a medical therapy that is designed to help a primary treatment succeed. ...
*  Desmoplastic small-round-cell tumor
... chemotherapy, maintenance chemotherapy, debulking operation, cytoreductive surgery, and radiation therapy. Other treatment ... Some patients in remission or with inoperable tumor seem to benefit from long term low dose chemotherapy, turning DSRCT into a ... Reports have indicated that patients will initially respond to first line chemotherapy and treatment but that relapse is common ... Talarico F, Iusco D, Negri L, Belinelli D (October 2007). "Combined resection and multi-agent adjuvant chemotherapy for intra- ...
*  Survival analysis
... indicates if maintenance chemotherapy was given The last observation (11), at 161 weeks, is censored. Censoring indicates that ... Maintenance in AML") # Add legend legend(100, .6, c("Maintained", "Not maintained"), lty = 1:2, col=c("black", "red")) # ... and the question is whether the standard course of chemotherapy should be extended ('maintained') for additional cycles. The ...
*  Gilda Radner
In September 1988, after tests showed no signs of cancer, Radner went on a maintenance chemotherapy treatment to prolong her ... Radner then began chemotherapy and radiation therapy treatment, as she wrote in It's Always Something, and the treatment caused ...
*  Oncology
Intensive chemotherapy phase for initial 6 months and maintenance chemotherapy for 2 years. Prophylactic cranial and stem cell ... Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) Induction with chemotherapy (Daunorubicin + Cytarabine) followed by consolidation chemotherapy ( ... surgery and chemotherapy. Endometrial cancer Treatment options include surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. Ovary cancer ... chemotherapy and targeted therapy (EGFR inhibitors). Brain cancer Treatment options include surgery, radiation, chemotherapy ...
*  Gynecologic cancer disparities in the United States
Primary chemotherapy and maintenance therapy in epithelial ovarian cancer, MEMO, 1 (2008), pp. 99-102. R. Angioli, F. Plotti, I ... For later stages, adjuvant chemotherapy has been shown to improve patient survival. Lymphadenectomy and lymph node chemotherapy ... Variability in chemotherapy delivery for elderly women with advanced stage ovarian cancer and its impact on survival. Br J ... Trends in surgery and chemotherapy for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer in the United States, J Clin Oncol, 21 (18) (2003), ...
*  High-dose chemotherapy and bone marrow transplant
Shows No Difference in Overall Survival or Severe Toxicity Compared to Maintenance Chemotherapy with Cyclophosphamide, ... The high-dose chemotherapy resulted in a significantly low relapse rate, and high-dose chemotherapy was associated with ... High-dose chemotherapy and bone marrow transplant (HDC/BMT), also high-dose chemotherapy with autologous bone marrow transplant ... 2003). "Conventional Adjuvant Chemotherapy with or without High-Dose Chemotherapy and Autologous Stem-Cell Transplantation in ...
*  Rovalpituzumab tesirine
A phase III trial is evaluating the drug as a maintenance therapy after chemotherapy for small cell lung cancer. A phase II ... "A Study of Rovalpituzumab Tesirine as Maintenance Therapy Following First-Line Platinum-Based Chemotherapy in Participants With ...
*  Lymphoma in animals
"Evaluation of an actinomycin-D-containing combination chemotherapy protocol with extended maintenance therapy for canine ... Chemotherapy is the mainstay of treatment for lymphoma in cats. Most of the drugs used in dogs are used in cats, but the most ... Chemotherapy in relatively healthy ferrets is tolerated very well, but possible side effects include loss of appetite, ... Using prednisone alone can cause the cancer to become resistant to other chemotherapy agents, so it should only be used if more ...
*  Chemotherapy regimen
A "maintenance regimen" refers to the ongoing use of chemotherapy to reduce the chances of a cancer recurring or to prevent an ... Chemotherapy regimens and references Chemotherapy side effects Christie Hospital Chemotherapy Patient Information Sheets. ... Cancer.net - Explaining Maintenance Therapy BEACOPP chemotherapy regimen MVAC Still the 'Best Treatment' for Advanced Bladder ... many regimens combine several chemotherapy drugs in combination chemotherapy. The majority of drugs used in cancer chemotherapy ...
*  Twist transcription factor
In addition, Twist is responsible for the maintenance of cancer stem cells and the development of chemotherapy resistance. ...
*  Acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Chemotherapy for ALL consists of three phases: remission induction, intensification, and maintenance therapy. Due to presence ... Chemotherapy is the initial treatment of choice, and most ALL patients receive a combination of medications. There are no ... Adult chemotherapy regimens mimic those of childhood ALL; however, are linked with a higher risk of disease relapse with ... As the chemotherapy regimens can be intensive and protracted, many patients have an intravenous catheter inserted into a large ...
*  Polysaccharide-K
1995). "Immunochemotherapies versus chemotherapy as adjuvant treatment after curative resection of operable breast cancer". ... 1994). "Clinical study of biological response modifiers as maintenance therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma". Cancer ... Preliminary studies have examined PSK in conjunction with chemotherapy for colorectal cancer, non-small cell lung carcinoma,[ ... Chemotherapy and Pharmacology. 33 Suppl: S145-8. doi:10.1007/BF00686688. PMID 8137477. Ohno R, Yamada K, Masaoka T, et al. ( ...
*  Timeline of bladder cancer
"Everything Old Is New Again! Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in the Treatment of Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer". Journal of Clinical ... short-term courses or maintenance therapy". Urology. 31: 26-9. PMID 3126592. "Bladder Cancer". Retrieved 26 September 2016. " ... "Radiotherapy with or without Chemotherapy in Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer". New England Journal of Medicine. 366: 1477-1488. ... "International Phase III Trial Assessing Neoadjuvant Cisplatin, Methotrexate, and Vinblastine Chemotherapy for Muscle-Invasive ...
*  Management of Crohn's disease
Methotrexate is a folate anti-metabolite drug that is also used for chemotherapy. It is useful in maintenance of remission for ... Infliximab has found utility as follows: Induction and maintenance of remission for people with Crohn's disease Maintenance for ... Fistulizing disease Maintenance of remission after surgery for Crohn's disease A combination of azathioprine and infliximab ... 2002). "Maintenance infliximab for Crohn's disease: The ACCENT I randomised trial". The Lancet. 359 (9317): 1541-9. doi:10.1016 ...
*  Olaparib
"Olaparib Maintenance Monotherapy in Patients With BRCA Mutated Ovarian Cancer Following First Line Platinum Based Chemotherapy ... Olaparib maintenance therapy in patients with platinum-sensitive relapsed serous ovarian cancer: a preplanned retrospective ... 2014). "Olaparib maintenance therapy in patients with platinum-sensitive relapsed serous ovarian cancer: a preplanned ... "Olaparib Treatment in BRCA Mutated Ovarian Cancer Patients After Complete or Partial Response to Platinum Chemotherapy. ...
*  Andrew Smith (basketball, born 1990)
By December of that year, he had completed his final chemotherapy treatment, and went under what is called "maintenance" ... He immediately went on a chemotherapy regimen that had to be specially calibrated for his unusually large frame. While ...
*  Erlotinib
... phase III study of maintenance erlotinib versus placebo following nonprogression with first-line platinum-based chemotherapy in ... The SATURN (Sequential Tarceva in Unresectable NSCLC) study found that erlotinib added to chemotherapy improved overall ... sensitizes small cell lung cancer cell lines to the effects of chemotherapy". Clin Cancer Res. 11 (4): 1563-71. doi:10.1158/ ... better than standard second-line chemotherapy. Patients who are non-smokers, and light former smokers, with adenocarcinoma or ...
*  RK2 plasmid
It is capable of transfer, replication, and maintenance in most genera of Gram-negative bacteria. RK2 may sometimes be referred ... ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS AND CHEMOTHERAPY, Feb. 1973, p. 279-288 Thomas CM et al.: "Broad-Host-Range Plasmids from Agricultural ... RK2 is approximately 60 kbp long and contains genes for replication, maintenance, conjugation and antibiotic resistance. The ... "Regions of Broad-Host-Range Plasmid RK2 Which Are Essential for Replication and Maintenance", Journal of Bacteriology, Vol. 172 ...