minimal response

minimal response

A marginal response by a cancer to radiation or chemotherapy. For lymphomas, a minimal response is formally defined as a ≤ 50% reduction in the longest perpendicular diameter of all measurable lesions.

minimal response

Oncology A measurement of response to therapy for malignancy. Cf Complete remission, Induction failure, Partial remission.
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Of particular significance, for the 39% of patients who had a minimal response (MR) or better, overall survival (OS) was 15.6 months, compared to 1.7 months in patients whose disease progressed or where response was not evaluable.'
Of particular significance, for the 39% of patients who had a minimal response or better, overall survival was 15.6 months, compared to 1.7 months in patients whose disease progressed or where response was not evaluable."
22 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, nearly 40% of the patients showed at least a minimal response to the therapy within one or two months.
A sensor in a shoe that provides real-time feedback to the athlete requires a fast network that transmits data flows with minimal response time.
Not indulged in play No weight loss No decreased food or water intake Spontaneous After heat exposure, behavior * initially huddled but later on isolation from cage mates and not indulged in play Provoked Minimal response behavior Parameters HS+CM 0.5 During Activity Restlessness HS level 1.
It was reported yesterday that the collaboration is aimed at evaluating two triple combination therapies in certain tumour types that typically show minimal response to checkpoint inhibition monotherapy.
As Table 3 shows, our key-word results show that minimal response words, particularly "ok" and "uhhuh," and hesitation words, particularly "like" and "um," characterize student writers' talk.
Mettraux's examination was met with minimal response from Macleod, a characteristic that has defined his time on the stand, and objections from Prosecutor Alexander Milne on the line of inquiry and some of the evidence put forward by Mettraux.
It is a significant drop, prompting the head of the election service Demetris Demetriou to state, "there is minimal response and if compared with the corresponding period in 2011, the situation is tragic." According to a survey conducted by the Cyprus Institute of Statisticians, 77 per cent of 18- to 35-year-olds said they would not vote, the majority of whom, gave as their reasons that they did not trust political parties and that politicians lie.
IT is devastating to see the UK's minimal response to the refugee crisis in Europe.

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