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adjuvant disease

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  • Adjuvant chemotherapy — is a term used to describe the role of chemotherapy relative to other cancer treatments.The terms adjuvant and neoadjuvant have special meanings in oncology. Adjuvant therapy refers to additional treatment, usually given after surgery where all… …   Wikipedia

  • Adjuvant — The Latin “adjuvans” means to help, particularly to reach a goal. Adjuvant therapy for cancer is surgery followed by chemotherapy or radiation to help decrease the risk of the cancer recurring (coming back). An adjuvant is a substance that helps… …   Medical dictionary

  • adjuvant — I. adjective Etymology: French or Latin; French, from Latin adjuvant , adjuvans, present participle of adjuvare to aid more at aid Date: 1574 1. serving to aid or contribute ; auxiliary 2. assisting in the prevention, amelioration, or cure of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • adjuvant — /aj euh veuhnt/, adj. 1. serving to help or assist; auxiliary. 2. Med. utilizing drugs, radiation therapy, or other means of supplemental treatment following cancer surgery. n. 3. a person or thing that aids or helps. 4. anything that aids in… …   Universalium

  • adjuvant — ad•ju•vant [[t]ˈædʒ ə vənt[/t]] adj. 1) serving to help or assist; auxiliary 2) med utilizing drugs, radiation therapy, or other means of supplementary treatment following cancer surgery 3) a person or thing that aids or assists 4) med anything… …   From formal English to slang

  • adjuvant therapy — noun any secondary treatment for cancer (such as chemotherapy) given after the primary treatment (such as surgery) in order to remove residual microscopic disease See Also: neoadjuvant therapy …   Wiktionary

  • adjuvant — /ˈædʒəvənt/ (say ajuhvuhnt) adjective 1. serving to help or assist. –noun 2. a person or thing aiding or helping. 3. Medicine whatever aids in removing or preventing a disease, especially a substance added to a prescription to aid the operation… …   Australian-English dictionary

  • Immunologic adjuvant — In immunology, an adjuvant is an agent that may stimulate the immune system and increase the response to a vaccine, without having any specific antigenic effect in itself. [ [http://www.cancer.gov/templates/db alpha.aspx?CdrID=43987 Definition of …   Wikipedia

  • Freund's adjuvant — is an antigen solution emulsified in mineral oil, used as an immunopotentiator (booster of the immune system). FormsThe so called complete form (CFA) is composed of inactivated and dried mycobacteria, usually Mycobacterium tuberculosis (the… …   Wikipedia

  • Buerger's disease — Infobox Disease Name = Buerger s disease Caption = DiseasesDB = 1762 ICD10 = ICD10|I|73|1|i|70 ICD9 = ICD9|443.1 ICDO = OMIM = 211480 MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 253 MeshName = Thromboangiitis+Obliterans MeshNumber =… …   Wikipedia

  • Health and Disease — ▪ 2009 Introduction Food and Drug Safety.       In 2008 the contamination of infant formula and related dairy products with melamine in China led to widespread health problems in children, including urinary problems and possible renal tube… …   Universalium


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