therapeutic gain

therapeutic gain

the ratio of the biological effect of a therapy on a tumor compared with the effect on surrounding normal tissue. Higher therapeutic gains mean lower complications of therapy.

therapeutic gain

Placebo-subtracted response Research The response in a treatment group minus the response in a control/placebo group. See Placebo effect.
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Their topics include bone morphogenetic protein, the structural biology and evolution of the TGF-beta family, TGF-beta family signaling in the control of cell proliferation and survival, bone morphogenetic proteins in vascular homeostasis and disease, and targeting TGF-beta signaling for therapeutic gain.
The investigators characterized the 10% therapeutic gain over placebo as "modest" and similar to that provided by other accepted therapies for IBS (Am.
The researchers characterized the 10% therapeutic gain over placebo as "modest" and similar to that provided by other accepted therapies for IBS (Am.
How could I advocate for one client's belief system to be used as a source of therapeutic gain while intentionally ignoring another's?
The lack of nursing awareness and education about biosimilars can lead to medication errors, adverse events or a delay in desired therapeutic gain for the patient.
Although the self-disclosure of a counselor could contribute to therapeutic gain, the technique may prove to be ineffective when counselors assume that their own experience matches or equates to that of the client (Egan, 2010; Ivey, Ivey, & Zalaquett, 2010).
Resveratrol seems to have a therapeutic gain by making tumor cells more sensitive to radiation and making normal tissue less sensitive.
By targeting these patients, the biomarkers favorably alter the risk-benefit profile of pharmaceutical drugs, allowing non-responders to avoid potential side effects unbalanced by therapeutic gain.
In 1992, Fujita, et al, reported in Cancer Research that vitamin C supplementation was shown to reduce the toxicity of conventional chemotherapeutic agents and to improve the therapeutic gain of radiation therapy.
A priority rating reflects the agency's estimate that the drug represents a significant therapeutic gain over existing remedies, while a standard rating reflects the agency's estimate that the drug offers little to no therapeutic gain.
Results were reported as absolute gain and therapeutic gain (placebo response subtracted from the absolute gain).
They noted that prolonged prednisone-free growth catch-up and general well-being was a major therapeutic gain from the procedure.

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