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Synonyms for factor

Synonyms for factor

one of the individual entities contributing to a whole

one of the conditions or facts attending an event and having some bearing on it

Synonyms for factor

one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer

any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together

an independent variable in statistics

be a contributing factor

consider as relevant when making a decision

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We also wanted to examine possible prognostic factors related to patient survival.
Prognostic factors and the therapeutic strategy for patients with bone metastasis from differentiated thyroid carcinoma.
Our results clearly indicate that tumor markers, particularly CEA, are independent prognostic factors for both DFS and OS.
In the multivariate analysis, independent prognostic factors for in-ICU death were the need for vasopressors (OR 22.
The aim of the present study was to determine whether infection with WNV has long-term effects on death rates and to evaluate variables such as age, sex, symptoms and signs, and coexisting conditions as potential prognostic factors.
Thus, there may be a subset of node-negative patients that have otherwise positive prognostic factors (ER status, size and grade) who may benefit from adjunct chemotherapy if they overexpress c-erbB-2 (Allred et al.
The results show that Breast Cancer Index is a significant prognostic factor for late distant recurrence and enables clinicians to assess the risk of recurrence in patients after five years of endocrine therapy.
This fact may be a reason that "time from diagnosis to start of systemic therapy of <1 year" was not identified as a significant prognostic factor.
This significantly limits the use of type as a prognostic factor.
To date, this measurement is the single most important prognostic factor for melanoma clinical behavior.
Thirty-nine patients had no therape uric breast surgery, and, of these, 16 had an excellent response to systemic therapy; 15 had slowly progressive disease; and 8 had oligometastatic disease--a positive prognostic factor.
The presence of metastasis was significant prognostic factor only in log normal analysis.
Weight loss of more than 5-10% during the previous 3 months is a negative prognostic factor [16,19,29].