clinical benefit

clinical benefit

A positive effect of a therapeutic intervention.

Clinical benefits
Prolongation of life, reduction in pain, improvement in function, increased sense of well-being.
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In approving stavudine, the agency concluded that the increase in CD4 counts is a likely indicator of a meaningful clinical benefit.
ESMO announced the publication of the ESMO Magnitude of Clinical Benefit Scale (ESMO-MCBS), a tool to assist oncology clinicians in evaluating the most effective anti-cancer medicines for their patients.
At least two randomized postmarketing studies (again with some exceptions) should be conducted to confirm the clinical benefit of oncology drugs following accelerated approvals.
In addition, two meta-analyses in 2004 and 2006 also affirmed the clinical benefit of Synvisc and its class of viscosupplements.
The association between clinical benefit and antiretroviral treatment may be indirect (attributable to changes in the fitness of mutant viruses) or direct (attributable to the residual activity of the "failing" regimen).
Although the durability of control and the exact clinical benefit in terms of overall outcome of infection has not been shown, the results show that at least transient immune control can be achieved.
There is still no immediate clinical benefit, even in detecting early coronary disease.
Data Presented at the World Conference on Lung Cancer Shows Clinical Benefit in a Significant Percentage of Patients with Advanced Adenocarcinoma of the Lung.
Companies failed to provide evidence of clinical benefit of midodrine hydrochloride
chief medical officer at HCRI, said, "This statistically robust clinical study should determine if Resten-MP has clinical benefit to patients that would receive a bare-metal coronary artery stent.
But in immune-based treatments for HIV, other kinds of proof of clinical benefit could lead to much faster results.
There was no clinical benefit in the mice at any dosage level.

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