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survivor

(sŭr-vīv′ĕr)
An individual who has experienced a serious illness or injury and lived through it (and/or its treatment). In the U.S., for example, in 2005 there were more than 10 million people living after the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
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The 16,067-foot climb marked the sixth summit in Swarner's quest to become the first two-time cancer survivor to mount the highest peak on all seven continents.
The survivor voice is vital in establishing effective anti-trafficking strategies that address prosecution, protection, and prevention.
As part of our ongoing work for the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study, we wanted to investigate how survivors treated with contemporary therapy view their health status compared with survivors from earlier decades.
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If the repeat sample was negative, the survivor was transferred to a recovery room in the ETU and remained there for 3 more days before ETU discharge.
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The Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS) is a national registry that follows more than 10,000 childhood cancer survivors and their healthy siblings.
Washington, Oct 24 (ANI): A new study has revealed that adult childhood cancer survivors are at an increased risk of contemplating suicide, even after their cancer treatments have long ended.
The study, to examine the prevalence and clustering of physical activity, fruit and vegetable consumption (five-a-day), and smoking across six major cancer survivor groups and to identify any associations with health-related quality of life (HRQoL) examined data from more than 9000 survivors participating in the American Cancer Society's Study of Cancer Survivors.
As the world celebrates life on NCSD, the accomplishments of modern science are evident in the ever-growing survivor population.
The 37-year-old cancer survivor will ride in a "Breakaway Mile" organized by Amgen to raise awareness in the fight against cancer and scientific advances that have led to new treatments.
Therefore, every tsunami survivor should be considered a high-risk patient, even months after the event.