in remission

in remission

[of a serious disease] not worsening or progressing. While the disease was in remission, John got to leave the hospital. The doctor said my cancer was in remission.
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The RDQ is picking up variance in whether or not patients believe they are in remission above and beyond that accounted for by symptoms alone," said Dr.
Jolin, 3, of Ware, who is in remission from kidney cancer.
In 80% of patients, diabetes was either in remission or improved as defined by reduced need for diabetes medications and fasting blood glucose of 100-125 mg/dL, said Mr.
A cancer "vaccine" that uses small proteins found in abundance on the surface of leukemia cells shows strong signs of keeping the blood cancer at bay if given when the disease is in remission.
In the infliximab group, 45 percent of normal-weight patients achieved remission, whereas 74 percent of overweight patients and 55 percent of obese patients were in remission.
The all-clear is only given when patients have been in remission for five years.
Originally diagnosed in 1999 with leukemia, Spencer was in remission for 14 months before relapsing in March.
He received chemotherapy and was in remission 12 months after the initial diagnosis, but he eventually relapsed and died.
A patient with recurrent, metastatic Merkel cell cancer has been in remission for over a year following treatment with huN901-DM1.
Notably, half the persons in remission at time 1 were not in remission at time 2.
against long-term outcome), and the proportion of patients classified as in remission varied substantially between definitions.
Seven patients with myeloid blast crisis continue to receive treatment and remain in remission from 101 to 349 days after beginning treatment, they said.
Historically, after attaining a complete remission, patients with APL will remain in remission for a median of only six months.
The group also noted that patients treated earlier (within two weeks of beginning insulin use) did better, with 30 percent in remission compared to 3 percent of the controls.