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cur·a·tive

(kyūr'ă-tiv),
1. That which heals or cures.
2. Tending to heal or cure.

curative

/cur·a·tive/ (kūr´ah-tiv) tending to overcome disease and promote recovery.

curative

(kyo͝or′ə-tĭv)
adj.
1. Serving or tending to cure.
2. Of or relating to the cure of disease.
n.
Something that cures; a remedy.

cu′ra·tive·ly adv.
cu′ra·tive·ness n.

curative

adjective Relating to that which promotes recovery

cur·a·tive

(kyūr'ă-tiv)
1. That which heals or cures.
2. Tending to heal or cure.

cur·a·tive

(kyūr'ă-tiv)
1. That which heals or cures.
2. Tending to heal or cure.
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An individual patient data meta-analysis of adjuvant therapy with uracil-tegafur (UFT) in patients with curatively resected rectal cancer," British Journal of Cancer, vol.
Despite the large number of trials, the evidence supporting the usefulness of adjuvant chemotherapy in curatively resected gastric cancer patients is not yet definitive and no standard adjuvant chemotherapeutic regimen has been established.
The researchers suggest that cranberry may work curatively by inhibiting MMPs (matrix metalloproteinases), the enzymes that play a major role in gingival tissue destruction.
Fungicides were applied curatively after the appearance of any disease.
Clinical features of 20 patients with curatively resected biliary neuroendocrine tumours.
In the case of patients with colorectal cancer, which can no longer be treated curatively we ask the same questions.
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) of the stomach: A multicenter, retrospective study of curatively resected gastric GISTs.
Olvera, and et al, "Validated gene targets associated with curatively treated advanced serous ovariancarcinoma," Gynecologic Oncology, vol.
Efficacy of adjuvant chemotherapy using tegafur-based regimen for curatively resected gastric cancer: update of a meta-analysis.
Patients who relapse or progress despite first-line treatment are still treated curatively with second-line or "first salvage" chemotherapy treatment.