in remission

in remission

Of a disease, fully or partially ceasing to cause symptoms. We got some great news today—Aunt Lydia's cancer is in remission!
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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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Among patients in remission who tested positive for anti-phospholipase A2 receptor (PLA2R) antibodies, the decline in autoantibodies to anti-PLA2R was faster and of greater magnitude and duration in the rituximab group than in the cyclosporine group.
Reigns returned to the ring Monday night and confirmed that his Leukemia is now in remission, which gives him clearance to return to in-ring competition with immediate effect.
The researchers also recorded whether the RA patients had active disease or were in remission.
They looked for differences between 29 'responders' (people in remission) and 16 'non-responders' (people not in remission) over 12 months.
[19] found that environmental influences predominate in remission from AUD.
study found remissions in only 0.14 percent of 1,20,000 patients followed for seven years, while the Scottish Care Information Diabetes database, which includes every patient in Scotland, shows that less than 0.1 percent of those with type 2 diabetes were coded as being in remission.
Conclusion: The CDAI score and the ESR reflected that majority of our patients were in remission or at low disease activity, after six months of DMARDs therapy.
There were 49 SSNS patients in relapse stage, 64 SSNS patients in remission stage, and 15 SRNS patients.
After 18 months, he has been in remission phase with WBC, 4800/[micro]L, neutrophil, 69.0%, Hgb, 12.3 g/dl, and PLT, 253000/[micro]L.
In a previous study, administration of curcumin reduced the recurrence rate in patients with ulcerative colitis in remission. The results of the present study indicate that the addition of curcumin to mesalamine therapy was effective for inducing clinical and endoscopic remission in patients with mild-to-moderate active ulcerative colitis that had failed to respond to mesalamine alone.
In a recent study, researchers vaccinated 13 leukemia patients who were in remission and 53 other patients who had the active disease.
Only two patients were in remission without steroids for eight months of MMF therapy.
(17) However, patients classified as in remission according to DAS28 of 2.6 may have up to 8 swollen joints, (18) leading to a search for more stringent remission criteria.
"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.