cumulative dose


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cumulative dose

[′kyü·myə·ləd·iv ′dōs]
(nucleonics)
The total dose resulting from repeated exposures to radiation.
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Cardioxane is a cardioprotective agent used to prevent chronic cumulative cardiotoxicity caused by doxorubicin or epirubicin in advanced and/or metastatic adult breast cancer patients who have received a prior cumulative dose of 300mg/m2 of doxorubicin or 540mg/m2 of epirubicin when further chemotherapy treatment is required.
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The proposed recommendations also addressed four special groups considered at significant risk: women of childbearing potential, organ transplant recipients, children, and people on very high doses of GC (greater than 30 mg/day, cumulative dose of 5 g/year).
In group I, cumulative dose response curve of insulin was constructed using the concentrations ranging from of 10-7 to 10-3 M.
So one can argue that relapse can occur as cumulative dose of 120mg/kg was not achieved.
Regarding the claimed increasing hazard ratios for childhood cancer for each mSv increase in cumulative dose of external radiation, this would be expected to be the case irrespective of the cause of childhood cancer.
The increased risk of death among acetaminophen users in one study had an apparent cumulative dose-response effect, meaning that the total cumulative dose taken correlated with the increased risk of death.
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