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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1 percent of those with type 2 diabetes were coded as being in remission.
The 46-year-old actress said that she's happy to be in remission, but she also has to think of other options for her recent battle with cancer.
Only two patients were in remission without steroids for eight months of MMF therapy.
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.
Helga Radner of the Medical University Vienna and colleagues found significant improvements in quality of life in those in remission vs.
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.
However, many of those in remission continued to have residual symptoms at the end of the treatment period.
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.
Ninety-three percent (93%) of TYSABRI patients who were in remission at month 12 of ENACT-2, were still in remission following 6 additional TYSABRI infusions in the open-label extension study (OLE) and 86% were still in remission after 12 additional infusions.