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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The five percent special tax rate in economic zones for new registrants shall be increased to 18 percent of net income, and an accelerated phase out period for already registered ones shall be implemented.
CML, had 9 cases (52%) in the chronic phase, which was highest, with 3 each in accelerated phase (18%) and blast crisis (18%).
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. Vietnam, the Philippines, Brunei, Malaysia and Taiwan also claim the territorial waters, where the Chinese have been reclaiming the sea, while raising artificial islands on top of existing submerged reefs.
Of these patients, 15 (68%) were in chronic phase, five (23%) in accelerated phase and two (9%) in blastic phase; 59% patients had b3a2 and 41% had b2a2 transcripts.
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.
"We are delighted to have Bill join us to lead Reliance Globalcom into an accelerated phase of growth and development, leading to enhanced unlocking of value for the benefit of all our stakeholders," Reliance Communications Chairman Anil D Ambani said.
Thus, the patient was diagnosed with CML in the accelerated phase. After the diagnosis of CML, he received cytosine arabinoside (150 mg/[m.sup.2]/day) and mitoxantrone (10 mg/[m.sup.2]/day) 2 times at a 1-week interval.
Of the 4 cases (2 accelerated phase and 2 blast phase) they reported with transformed disease, 2 of the cases with excess blasts (accelerated phase) had increased megakaryocytes.
He went on to say that construction work on dozens of projects is underway with accelerated phase, which would be completed in the next three months.

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