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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12,13 Recent trials for patients with limited-stage HL have demonstrated that treatment with chemotherapy plus involved-field radiation therapy (IFRT) and chemotherapy alone with Doxorubicin (Adriamycin), Bleomycin, Vinblastine, and Dacarbazine (ABVD) may both be acceptable options for these patients.
Randomized comparison of ABVD chemotherapy with a strategy that includes radiation therapy in patients with limited-stage Hodgkin's lymphoma: National Cancer Institute of Canada Clinical Trials Group and the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group.
It can be 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.
6,9) Pediatric FLs lacking bcl-2 expression are typically associated with limited-stage disease and excellent disease-free survival when treated with multiagent chemotherapy.
In limited-stage disease chemotherapy is started with concurrent radiotherapy early in the treatment course.
SCLC is divided into two stages: limited-stage and extensive-stage disease.
Limited-stage disease is potentially curable with combined chemotherapy and radiation therapy.
Continued cigarette smoking by patients receiving concurrent chemoradiotherapy for limited-stage small-cell lung cancer is associated with decreased survival.
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.
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.