disease progression

disease progression
Cancer that continues to grow or spread.

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  • progression — pro|gres|sion [prəˈgreʃən] n 1.) [singular,U] a gradual process of change or development progression of ▪ the natural progression of the disease progression through ▪ his career progression through the organization progression from/to ▪ the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Disease surveillance — is an epidemiological practice by which the spread of disease is monitored in order to establish patterns of progression. The main role of disease surveillance is to predict, observe, and minimize the harm caused by outbreak, epidemic, and… …   Wikipedia

  • Progression Free Survival — or PFS is a term used to describe the length of time during and after medication or treatment during which the disease being treated does not get worse. It is sometimes used as a metric to study health of a person with a disease to try to… …   Wikipedia

  • disease — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ common ▪ obscure, rare ▪ dangerous, serious ▪ mild ▪ acute …   Collocations dictionary

  • progression — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ rapid ▪ gradual, slow, steady ▪ smooth ▪ linear, logical, natural …   Collocations dictionary

  • progression — noun 1 (U) a gradual process of change or development: They offer rapid career progression. | progression from sth to sth: The progression from infection to disease can take up to 7 years. 2 (U) movement towards a goal or particular place: the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • progression */ — UK [prəʊˈɡreʃ(ə)n] / US [prəˈɡreʃ(ə)n] noun Word forms progression : singular progression plural progressions 1) [uncountable] gradual change or development Career progression from trainee to junior management levels can be rapid. progression of …   English dictionary

  • progression — [[t]prəgre̱ʃ(ə)n[/t]] progressions 1) N COUNT: usu sing, usu with supp A progression is a gradual development from one state to another. Both drugs slow the progression of HIV, but neither cures the disease... I think they saw it as a natural… …   English dictionary

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