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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80% of patients enrolled presented with refractory or recurrent colorectal (n=21) or ovarian cancer (n=8), a population expected to have minimal response to checkpoint blockade.
As Table 3 shows, our key-word results show that minimal response words, particularly "ok" and "uhhuh," and hesitation words, particularly "like" and "urn," 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.
IT is devastating to see the UK's minimal response to the refugee crisis in Europe.
The steep decline in the Saudi stock indices and total trading activity came despite the stock exchange opening up to foreign investors owing to multiple factors that included continued weakness in oil price, minimal response from QFI to the new foreign investment norms as well as the Greece crisis that affected stock markets across the globe during the last week of the month, said the report by KAMCO Investment Company on Sunday.
Downton addressed a number of issues arising from his eventful and, by his own estimation, at times "traumatic" first 12 months in office - notably the ECB's dismissal of Kevin Pietersen in February and then its minimal response to the subsequent publication of the sacked batsman's controversial autobiography.
The Obama administration has justannouncedthat it would send 300 advisers to Iraq, a relatively minimal response to the situation there.
If the patient reports minimal response to the medication while experiencing no side effects, an increase may certainly be reasonable.
With most of their queries responded in the year 2013 with minimal response time, Mobilink successfully emerged as the leader in its definitive competition with the telecom brands in Pakistan, evolving as a brand big on every platform adopted.
The primary efficacy is to estimate the proportion of subjects with chronic GVHD with GI involvement who achieve a complete response, partial response or minimal response of GI GVHD signs and symptoms when treated with orBec for up to 16 weeks, according to the company.
I followed a council complaints procedure but had minimal response.

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