limited-stage

limited-stage

(li′mĭ-tĕd-stāj′)
1. Not widely spread; localized.
2. In oncology, pert. to tumors that have not metastasized outside the organ or tissue from which they arose.
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It can be further classified into two stages: limited-stage small cell lung cancer and extensive-stage small cell lung cancer.
Brief chemotherapy and involved-region irradiation for limited-stage diffuse large-cell lymphoma: An 18-year experience from the British Columbia Cancer Agency.
Involved-nodal radiation therapy as a component therapy for limited-stage Hodgkin's lymphoma: A question of field size.
For limited-stage prostate cancer, there is no difference in overall mortality between watchful waiting and radical prostatectomy during a median follow-up of 6 years.
For limited-stage prostate cancer, there is a lower rate of disease-specific mortality and development of distant metastases with radical prostatectomy compared with watchful.
In limited-stage disease chemotherapy is started with concurrent radiotherapy early in the treatment course.
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Despite the high response rate to first-line chemotherapy, long-term survival is unusual even for patients with limited-stage disease because of relapse and the development of resistance to available agents.
Patients with limited-stage Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) are often treated with combination therapy containing chemotherapy plus radiation (RT).
Patients with SCLC are staged according to a two- stage system, being diagnosed as having either limited-stage disease or extensive-stage disease.
Chronic GVHD occurred in 12 of 33 (36%) patients who survived for more than 100 days after transplantation, with all but 1 patient having limited-stage disease.
Treatment of limited-stage small-cell lung cancer with cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, and vincristine with or without etoposide: a randomized trial of the North Central Cancer Treatment Group.