durable response


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durable response

In cancer care, a long-lasting positive reaction to tumor therapy, usually lasting at least a year.
See also: response
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This research attempted to identify procedures that can be used to obtain durable response reduction.
Patients Treated With IMLYGIC Achieved a Significant Increase in Durable Response Rate in Pivotal Study
Evoltra achieves durable responses with a notable survival advantage for the responders".
These results are very encouraging for physicians treating chronic hepatitis B, as the current therapies have been associated with low rates of durable response, meaning patients have had to remain on therapy for many years.
Final data on survival and durable response from AGENDA, which may be pivotal for regulatory approval, are expected in the first half of 2011.
Proleukin remains an effective first-line option that provides a chance for a complete and durable response in some patients with metastatic melanoma[sup.
However, AGENDA was powered to detect differences in overall survival, and the late endpoints of overall survival and durable response are currently being collected in blinded followup.
As per the results, the primary end point of durable response rate was met (as previously reported), but the secondary endpoint of OS was not met, although there was a strong trend in favor of talimogene laherparepvec (p=0.
Results showed that, while the primary end point of durable response rate was met (as previously reported), the secondary endpoint of OS was not met, although there was a strong trend in favor of talimogene laherparepvec (p=0.
Extended Follow-up Confirms Significant Increases in Complete Response, Durable Response, Progression-Free Survival, and Near-Significant Improvement in Overall Survival;
Secondary endpoints include durable response, disease control, progression-free survival, and safety.