and the increasing proportion of complete responders in patients with advanced germ cell tumors.
The improvement in outcomes is probably due to stage migration
that allows for increased utilization of adjuvant chemotherapy.
PSA testing to detect prostate cancer in asymptomatic men aged 50-70 years has led to a dramatic stage migration
in developed countries.
Introduction of sentinel node biopsy and stage migration
of breast cancer.
"There are no data on the impact of MRI screening on survival outcomes," she said, noting that the data to support MRI screening in terms of outcomes are based on disease stage migration
, not survival.
Specific topics addressed by the papers include the circulation of credit among immigrants in 19th century Italy, seasonal labor migration and the ethnic division of labor in Swedish industry, agency in 19th and 20th century labor migration, anthropologist Franz Boas and the measurement of US new immigrants in 1907-1911, internal and transatlantic migration in Italy, Basque migration and inheritance in the 19th century, continental and transatlantic Polish migration and return migration in 1870-1924, and transatlantic migration from the late Austrian Empire and its relation to rural-urban stage migration
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Cisco says the dropoff in its FibreChannel SAN revenue and market share in Q1 is attributable to three factors: an early stage migration
to 8Gbps; a lower cost migration than rival Brocade; and exposure to financial buyers, which is hard hit by the recession.
Or it could be that "stage migration
" may be playing a role.
Second, Ravenstein identifies a process of stage migration
: migrants, he observes, will come first from nearby villages toward the center of attraction or urban area, but as industry and commerce continue to grow, migrants will be attracted from very distant villages as well.
Tumour-node-metastasis (TNM) staging, as well as pathological nuclear (Fuhrman) grading system, has been identified as a reliable and accurate prognosticator in RCC.[sup.6]-[sup.8] There have been reports of a shift towards smaller renal tumours with an associated downwards stage migration
,[sup.9]-[sup.11] with an associated improved cancer-specific survival.[sup.12] This stage migration
towards smaller lower stage tumours, however, was not observed in an Australian series; an upward histological migration was demonstrated.[sup.13]
This trend, which we call stage migration
, appears to have gone as far as it can go," he said.