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treatable

(trē′tə-bəl)
adj.
Possible to treat; responsive to treatment: a treatable disorder.
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Millions more poor people are dying of treatable cancers, diabetes, digestive diseases, and sleeping sicknesses.
He stated that "it was more probable than not that the pressure ulcer was preventable, treatable, and curable within a reasonable degree of medical certainty.
As a public-relations gimmick, the notion of gun violence as a treatable epidemic has the utility of being true.
For millennia," he said, "people have been born, have suffered pain and illness, and have died, without those occurrences being understood as treatable diseases.
Thus, the overall cost of a treatable condition could be expected to be approximately $60,000.
Pharmacor Patient Flow Model Malignant Melanoma also segments the unresectable drug treatable populations by BRAF gene mutational status: the drug-treatable first-line population for BRAF mutation-positive disease will increase from 6,500 in 2010 to 6,800 in 2025 and the BRAF mutation-negative population will increase from 7,400 to 7,600 over the same period.
Look North presenter Colin Briggs has been diagnosed with cancer of the lymph nodes - a condition that is treatable, but incurable.
Her family insists that her condition is treatable and that, with therapy, it may even improve.
The diseases are treatable with medication and lifestyle changes.
The cause of duodenal ulcer was found to be a medically treatable bacterial infection.
WHEN a medical condition is treatable if it is caught early it is the clear responsibility of the authorities to provide the facilities for detection.
The important message they receive is that incontinence is not a normal part of aging, but rather is a treatable and often reversible condition for which medical care should be sought.