accelerated phase

accelerated phase

A nonspecific term that can refer to virtually any disease characterised by a burst of cell growth or activity after a period of relative indolence.

accelerated phase

Oncology A progressive phase of CML characterized by immature, defective WBCs in BM and peripheral blood which is higher in the chronic phase, but less than in the blast phase. See Blast crisis.
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CHS presenting with features of HLH was taken as the accelerated phase.
The federal government has now violated that commitment for a second time by making its second major policy announcement in advance of the first minister's meeting in December--the announcement last month of a national carbon tax and now this announcement of an accelerated phase out of coal-fired electrical generation," Wall said.
The company said Imatinib mesylate tablets are indicated for newly diagnosed adult and pediatric patients with Philadelphia chromosome positive chronic myeloid leukemia (Ph+ CML) in chronic phase as well as in patients with Ph+ CML in blast crisis, accelerated phase, or in chronic phase after failure of interferon-alpha therapy.
Uxin Banner, located in the southernmost part of Inner Mongolia, has been chosen for the accelerated Phase II, which will see twice as many trees planted as the first phase.
The accelerated phase (AP) was defined as blasts 10-19% of white blood cells in peripheral and/or nucleated bone marrow cells; persistent thrombocytopenia (<100 x 109/L) unrelated to therapy or persistent thrombocytosis (>1000 x 109/L) unresponsive to therapy; increasing white blood cells and spleen size unresponsive to therapy and or cytogenetic evidence of clonal evolution.
18 -- China, the world's second largest economy, seems to be undeterred by the concerns expressed by those who have claims of ownership in the South China Sea, where the former has been building artificial islands at an alarmingly accelerated phase.
Romeo, logistics officer, leads 14 divisions during an accelerated phase of base expansion in support of Marine Air Group 12 and the relocation of Carrier Air Wing 5.
Professor Mark Drakeford said: "I'm pleased to announce we will be making this medicine available to adult patients with chronic phase, accelerated phase or blast phase chronic myeloid leukaemia, following a recommendation from the All Wales Medicines Strategy Group.
With accelerated phase I trials already under way in the United States and United Kingdom, the meeting set targets for trials in Germany and Switzerland, to be launched before the end of 2014.
Newer drugs are available which is aimed at delaying onset of blast phase or accelerated phase.
Second case was of a two month's old baby girl suffering from hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis also known as accelerated phase.

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