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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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During the last 2 years, a few postoperative models were proposed to predict overall survival (OS),[10] recurrence,[11] or benefit from adjuvant treatment after surgery.
As shown in Figure 1, adjuvant treatment use over time revealed less likelihood over time to use BCG alone.
Patients receiving adjuvant treatment with folfox or capox with a RDI higher than the median showed significant improvement of RFS (p = 0.
In addition, the study spanned many years and therapeutic modalities have evolved over time, with increasing use of neo-adjuvant and adjuvant treatment.
She was again on follow-up without any adjuvant treatment, as the patient did not agree to it after a complete resection with no evidence of gross macroscopic or microscopic disease.
Topic areas are: epidemiology and risk factors; prevention and screening; diagnosis, staging, and prognosis; locoregional management of in situ and invasive melanoma; systemic adjuvant treatment options; treatment of metastatic melanoma; and emerging therapeutic options for advanced melanoma.
The researchers found that patients whose tumors had low miR-26 expression had poorer survival but were more likely to respond to adjuvant treatment with interferon alfa than patients whose tumors had high miR-26 expression.
The drug has also been approved in countries including Italy, France, Germany, Spain and UK for the adjuvant treatment in secondary prevention after myocardial infarction, in addition to standard therapy in adults with high triglyceride levels.
5%) reported using antioxidants during adjuvant treatment.
Irrespective of what type of surgery is involved, or the timing of the adjuvant treatment, the use of combined treatments improves the prognosis for patients with this disease.
In contrast, they observed a statistically significant benefit with the adjuvant treatment of endocrine therapy combined with zoledronic acid, Dr.
In January, Herceptin was approved as a single agent for adjuvant treatment of HER2 overexpressing node-negative and node-positive breast cancer following multimodality anthracycline-based therapy.
In one-third (34 percent) of cases, surgeons did not recommend adjuvant treatment, most often because they perceived the risks exceeded the benefits (for example, due to patient frailty or age).
They searched the literature for studies of randomised controlled trials that compared needle acupuncture given within 1 day of embryo transfer with sham acupuncture with no adjuvant treatment.
The meta-analysis suggests a beneficial effect with chemotherapy in both node-negative and node-positive women, with a ten-year breast cancer mortality reduction of 6% to 8% due to adjuvant treatment.