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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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And the SLNB results will determine the type of adjuvant therapy that's most appropriate based upon the tumor molecular profile.
Although previous studies have provided insight into the factors potentially influencing receipt of adjuvant therapy, little is known about the delivery of adjuvant therapy in nonmetropolitan settings.
In this series, 35 patients received some type of adjuvant therapy, including intraoperative radiation in two patients, postoperative radiation in seven patients, postoperative chemotherapy in 15 patients, and postoperative radiotherapy plus chemotherapy in 11 patients.
In our study, a 60% 5-year survival rate for the adjuvant therapy group demonstrates the benefit of adjuvant therapy in increasing the long-term survival in patients with stage III disease.
Table-III showed the comparison between patients with adjuvant therapy and patients without adjuvant therapy.
Finally, the data indicate that only 25/230 patients seen postoperatively by radiation oncologists actually received adjuvant therapy.
All patients who achieved complete remission (n=6) had been treated with corticosteroids, half of which were also treated with adjuvant therapy (consisting of azathioprine and dapsone).
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.
6%) received adjuvant therapy after enucleation; invasion of the optic nerve cut margin and sclera were the main indication.
These include adjuvant therapy for resected squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (new); local-regional therapy for resectable oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas; and retreatment of recurrent head and neck cancer after prior definitive radiation.
8 weeks (range 4-56 weeks) and after the introduction of adjuvant therapy were discharged after a mean period of 12 weeks (range 4-36 weeks).
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.
In contrast, there were 83 recurrences among 2,157 postmenopausal women who got extended adjuvant therapy with letrozole, for an absolute 3.