induction failure

induction failure

A term of art referring to complete non-responsiveness to cancer therapy, which is characterised by increased size of malignant lesions or the appearance of new lesions.

induction failure

Oncology Complete nonresponsiveness to CA therapy, characterized by ↑ size of lesions or appearance of new lesions. Cf Complete remission, Minimal response, Partial remission.
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2008) Causes and prognostic factors of remission induction failure in patients with acute promyelocytic leukemia treated with all-trans retinoic acid and idarubicin.
To decrease the induction failure, cervical ripening by any methods is the answer.
Preterm women with a poor Bishop score are also one of the identified groups with high induction failure.
Ultimately, however, initial induction failure implies poor overall survival.
Because I'd seen it before, the induction failure in the Mooney was less startling, but clearly the airplane wasn't going to maintain 17,500 feet comfortably.
1 If labor is induced when the cervix is unfavorable it may increase the likelihood of induction failure, protracted and exhausting labors, and other complications.
Cervical repairing by physical or pharmacological interventions helps to decrease the induction failure (1, 2).
As this study comprised mostly of young primigravidae, it was seen that most had unfavourable cervix and induction failure and moreover the duration of labour was more in comparison with multigravida patients.