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second-line

(sĕk′ənd-lĭn′)
adj.
1. Relating to or being a secondary stage of something: the body's second-line defense against infection.
2. Being a drug or therapy that is used to treat a condition or disease only after another drug or therapy has been used or considered.
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The OS at 1 year was also similar regardless of whether a TKI or alternate targeted therapy was used as second line (61.
As per the report, it is providing the second line with unlimited calls and SMS and up to 1 GB at top
Fandakova said upon inspecting the subway construction, that the completion of the second line should relieve the traffic in Sofia by 25%.
But we cannot enrol these patients in our programme as we first give patients first line of drugs and if the patient stops responding to these drugs we switch over to second line of drugs," he said.
The second line will cover 13 miles and link mixed central Baghdad to the primarily Sunni western suburbs.
Guidelines for drug susceptibility testing for second line anti-tuberculosis drugs for DOTS plus.
A SPOKESWOMAN for the Northumberland Care Trust said: "These are always very difficult situations - however the decision to use Sunitinib as a second line treatment remains unchanged.
The second line of research alludes to a possible linkage between time spent on homework and students' attitudes toward homework.
The second line defender (X4) will play in the safety or float position to defend either lob passes or run-outs.
About 60 properties were acquired and demolished by the city to make way for the three-kilometre corridor, paralleling the Canadian National Railway line and connecting the bridge to Second Line, a main transportation artery in the city's north end that joins with the Trans Canada Highway.
Because most women with advanced stage ovarian cancer respond well to the first chemotherapy, but ultimately recur, many have suggested that we should consolidate on the initial gains of treatment by adding second line chemotherapy just as soon as the first-line therapy ends.
It was 1964 and the second line started some trouble and there was some head busting.