May 29, 2014

Remission

Complete or partial disappearance of the signs and symptoms of the disease. The period during which a disease remains under control, without progressing. Even complete remission […]
May 29, 2014

Refractory

No longer responsive to a certain therapy.
May 29, 2014

Recurrence

Return of the cancer following remission or treatment intended as curative. Local recurrence indicates a return of the cancer at the site of origin. Distant recurrence […]
May 29, 2014

Receptor

A cellular docking site that interacts with a specific protein or enzyme (called a ligand). The interaction typically leads to the synthesis of other substances such […]
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