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Survival

See also Endurance.
Alive
story of the survivors of plane crash in the Andes. [Am. Lit.: Alive]
Comanche
horse; sole survivor of Little Big Horn massacre (1876). [Am. Hist.: Wallechinsky, 126]
Crusoe, Robinson
only survivor of shipwreck. [Br. Lit.: Robin-son Crusoe]
Deucalion
survives flood that destroys human race. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 80]
Donner Party
survivors of group of emigrants to California (1846–1847). [Am. Hist.: NCE, 783–784]
Lot
allowed by God to escape the conflagration of Sodom and Gomorrah. [O.T.: Genesis 13:1–12]
Mellitias, St.
of “Forty Martyrs,” the only one to survive icy ordeal. [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 133–134]
Noah
chosen by God to escape the deluge. [O.T.: Genesis 5–9]
Pilgrim, Billy
survives the fire-bombing of Dresden and is the only passenger to survive a domestic air-crash. [Am. Lit.: Kurt Vonnegut Slaughterhouse-Five]
Robinsons
shipwrecked family learns to cope with nature on a desert island. [Children’s Lit.: Swiss Family Robinson]
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In this subgroup median survival time to progression was 4.
Results in the subgroup of 157 male smokers with squamous-cell carcinoma showed that overall survival was significantly improved among those treated with Tarceva compared with those who received placebo.
Tarceva is the only HER1/EGFR-targeted therapy proven to significantly prolong survival in second-line NSCLC as a single agent.
Patients with particularly prolonged survival in this subgroup include males, smokers, stage IV disease and patients with greater weight loss prior to treatment, all risk factors associated with worst prognosis in NSCLC.
An evaluation of metabolic syndrome risk factors showed that the Targretin-sensitive subgroup showing better survival had at baseline a significant (p less than 0.
The great majority of patients have advanced disease at the time of diagnosis and are considered incurable, with a very short survival time.
At the Bushmen's request, Survival is running a campaign for their right to return to their land and live in the way that they choose.
Since 1969, Survival has helped to change attitudes to tribal peoples and to push tribal issues into the political and cultural mainstream.
Beginning in August, officially licensed and branded Vail Resorts Survival Straps gear will be available as well.
They are available in a variety of designs, and custom colors and dog tags can be chosen to design your own Survival Bracelet, Fishtail bracelet, key fob, watch strap, rifle sling and more.
Survival Straps announced today the hiring of Tim Wagstaff as the new Vice President of Sales for the company.
Wagstaff will be charged with executing Survival Straps' goal of breaking into the mass retailer marketplace.