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Synonyms for adjuvant

an additive that enhances the effectiveness of medical treatment

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furnishing added support

enhancing the action of a medical treatment

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Despite the documented health benefits and recommendations, receipt of adjuvant therapy varies by several nonclinical factors such as race, health insurance, socioeconomic status (SES), and treatment facility characteristics (Griggs et al.
The team of professors Jung-Hwan Yoon and Jeong-Hoon Lee at the Department of Internal Medicine, the SNUH made comparative analysis of adjuvant therapy with CIK cells, with respect to drug efficacy and safety, for 230 patients with HCC after their malignant tumor had been extirpated by surgical resection, radiofrequency ablation or percutaneous ethanol injection in their multicenter randomized clinical trial.
Finally, the data indicate that only 25/230 patients seen postoperatively by radiation oncologists actually received adjuvant therapy.
4) A five-year course of tamoxifen adjuvant therapy after surgery significantly decreases disease recurrence rates and reduces breast cancer mortality for both pre-and postmenopausal women with ER-positive tumors.
Traditionally, the decision to prescribe adjuvant therapy after enucleation has depended on presence of PRFs.
Daniele Prati, EASL's Scientific Committee Member and Press Committee Chairman, commented: "Current options for adjuvant therapy in HCC are very limited and clinical trial results have been disappointing.
Some topics covered are patient selection for adjuvant therapy of rectal cancer, minimizing toxicity through the use of intensity-modulated radiation therapy, emerging molecular biomarkers for individualization of therapy, and management of anal dysplasia.
An aromatase inhibitor should be considered as adjuvant therapy for all postmenopausal women with hormone receptor-positive breast cancer, according to an updated American Society of Clinical Oncology clinical practice guideline.
Gusset, based upon a failure to obtain the decedent's informed consent to forego adjuvant therapy, and failure to refer the decedent's informed consent to forego adjuvant therapy, and failure to refer the plaintiffs' decedent to an oncologist for follow-up care, but denied summary' judgment on the plaintiffs's decedent's visits to an oncologist for follow-up care, and denied summary judgment on the cause of action alleging failure to recommend adjuvant therapy on the ground that the plaintiff raised a triable issue of fact on that issue.
Cohorts 2 and 3 consisted of 214 patients drawn from prospective randomized, controlled trials of adjuvant therapy with interferon alfa.
Because hydrocortisone therapy did not lead to better outcomes in patients with septic shock, it is not recommended that it be used as general adjuvant therapy for this condition.
I don't think 5 years of tamoxifen is now defensible as the best treatment--but you have to remember that it's very good treatment compared to no adjuvant therapy," said Dr.
A survey of surgeons at 6 New York hospitals treating 119 women, who did not receive guideline-recommended adjuvant therapy, points out some contributing factors contributing to this.
CONCLUSION: Magnesium orotate may be used as adjuvant therapy in patients on optimal treatment for severe congestive heart failure, increasing survival rate and improving clinical symptoms and patient's quality of life.
Recombinant interferon alpha-2b and coenzyme Q10 as a postsurgical adjuvant therapy for melanoma: a 3-year trial with recombinant interferon-alpha and 5-year follow-up.