localized disease


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localized disease

Medtalk Any condition, generally understood as malignant, which is confined to a tissue or organ. Cf Regional disease.
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Unfortunately, only 10% of pancreatic cancer patients have localized disease, leaving a large unmet medical need for treatment in 90% of the pancreatic cancer patient population.
In the United States of America (USA), the five year survival is 99% for localized disease, 85% for regional and 27 % for distant disease .
burgdorferi may experience symptoms associated with three stages: early localized disease, early disseminated disease, and late persistent disease1.
From the above study, it was concluded that prognosis for localized disease was very good and most cases recovered uneventfully.
The study involved 1,148 men with clinically localized disease who were treated with surgery (63 percent) or radiotherapy (37 percent).
b) Insufficient treatment (undertreatment) and relapse in patients initially considered low-risk patients with favorable prognosis and localized disease;
Disease extent (metastatic versus localized disease) is an important risk factor [17], as well as primary tumor site and size in case of localized disease.
(1) One review of 40 breast amyloidosis cases reported that 53 percent of patients presented with localized disease restricted to the breast while the remaining 47 percent had systemic illness.
For localized disease, surgery with wide local excision plus adjuvant radiation therapy can be used.
(9) Despite the poor results associated with systemic JXG, the vast majority of JXG patients have localized disease, which is associated with an excellent prognosis.

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