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response

1. Bridge a bid replying to a partner's bid or double
2. Christianity a short sentence or phrase recited or sung by the choir or congregation in reply to the officiant at a church service
3. Electronics the ratio of the output to the input level, at a particular frequency, of a transmission line or electrical device
4. any pattern of glandular, muscular, or electrical reactions that arises from stimulation of the nervous system

response

[ri′späns]
(communications)
(control systems)
A quantitative expression of the output of a device or system as a function of the input. Also known as system response.
(statistics)
The value of some measurable quantity after a treatment has been applied.
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The goal of the present research was to determine which additional manipulations might be added to a traditional DRO schedule to produce durable response elimination in the laboratory.
Secondary endpoints included overall survival, as well as other indicators of efficacy, such as patient-reported outcomes, objective tumor response rate, duration of response, disease control rate, and durable response rate.
Combinations also need to be shown in preliminary clinical studies to provide greater-than-additive activity or a more durable response compared to using the agents alone.
The durable response rate (the proportion of patients with a complete or partial response maintained continuously for at least 6 months), the primary endpoint, was significantly higher among T-VEC--treated patients (16.
a biotechnology company developing cancer immunotherapies, today published online a poster previously presented at the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Cancer Conference in Liverpool that showed axalimogene filolisbac achieved durable response in a patient with persistent or recurrent metastatic (squamous or non-squamous cell) carcinoma of the cervix (PRmCC).
In phase II, there was a significant response for all dosing cohorts, with a durable response to 52 weeks," she added.
Treatment with the oncolytic immunotherapy talimogene laherparepvec (T-VEC) resulted in significantly longer rates of durable response and overall response, compared with subcutaneous granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor (GM-CSF), according to results from the phase III OPTiM trial reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
In terms of drugs in development for advanced melanoma, Medical Oncologists have reported that they have a high level of interest with the combination therapy of Yervoy and Zelboraf, they feel that this therapy could provide a rapid yet durable response in patients with unresectable (inoperable) or metastatic melanoma.
Selecta designs tSVP[TM] products to deliver antigen and adjuvant combinations within the same biodegradable nanoparticle, thus ensuring a focused and durable response while keeping off-target effects at a low level.
Joinlty with the Ministry of Social Affairs (MOSA), LHSP implements since 2013 a comprehensive coordinated and durable response, for increasing stability and buidling the ability of the communities affected by the Syrian crisis to address tensions, prevent conflict and ensure peaceful co-existence to the effect of the crisis, through improving livelihood and services provision.
The primary efficacy endpoint was the durable response rate (DRR), defined as the proportion of patients with responses (complete or partial) "maintained continuously for 6 or more months and beginning at any point within 12 months of initiating therapy," as assessed by a blinded independent committee.