major cancer

major cancer

A malignancy which, if untreated, results in death of its host; most malignancies are “major” and, once developed, must be eradicated aggressively and the patient followed for indications of recurrence.

major cancer

Oncology A CA which, if untreated, results in death of its host; most malignancies are 'major' and once developed must be eradicated aggressively and Pt followed for indications of recurrence. Cf Minor cancer.
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I believe that third parties' fronting of trial costs shows that it's not just Hemispherx that believes in Ampligen, but that major cancer research centers, public grantors and private grantors also see the potential of Ampligen as a combination therapy." Experiments from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and the Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center have demonstrated in animal and human tumor explant studies that Ampligen, a TLR3 restricted and targeted immune modulator, can facilitate the transformation of "cold" solid tumor microenvironments into "hot" tumor microenvironments, making them potentially responsive to checkpoint inhibitors.
The Commission on the Future of Surgery said advances in genomics could mean major cancer operations become redundant because patients can be offered other treatments earlier.
Organised by representatives of the major cancer charities in Merseyside, this ecumenical service will be a landmark occasion, since it will be the 20th annual Pause for Hope service to be held in Liverpool.
Liver surgeries like Liver Resection and major cancer surgeries for bladder tumor requiring complete removal of bladder and creation of new bladder have been started.
12, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- For older cancer patients undergoing major cancer surgery, propofol-based general anesthesia may reduce the incidence of delayed neurocognitive recovery versus sevoflurane-based general anesthesia, according to a study published in the September issue of the British Journal of Anesthesia.
Radiation oncologists provide medical students, residents, and practicing radiation oncologists a succinct briefing on the clinical management of all the major cancer types and conditions that are currently treated with radiation.
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 4, 2018-AstraZeneca receives Japanese regulatory approval for two major cancer drugs
M2 PHARMA-July 4, 2018-AstraZeneca receives Japanese regulatory approval for two major cancer drugs
FlowBoard is an intelligent workflow management solution for radiation oncology centres and is currently being used and piloted at major cancer centres and universities throughout the world to help radiation oncology departments become more efficient and to streamline workflow processes.
"More than one in five lung adenocarcinomas have alterations in the KEAP1/NRF2 pathway, suggesting it is a major cancer driver," Sutherland says.
"All major cancer cases detected early can be cured completely.
"We are already operational at 21 major cancer centres.