17) However, patients classified as in remission
according to DAS28 of 2.
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.