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low-grade

[′lō ‚grād]
(materials)
An arbitrary designation of dynamites of less strength than 40.
(mining engineering)
Pertaining to ores that have a relatively low content of minerals. Also known as coarse; lean.
(science and technology)
Being of inferior quality.
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A review of the Indolent Lymphoma products under development by companies and universities/research institutes based on information derived from company and industry-specific sources
Coverage of the Indolent Lymphoma pipeline on the basis of route of administration and molecule type.
Phase 1 IL-21 with Rituxan in Relapsed/Refractory Indolent Lymphoma
Indolent lymphoma is a slow-growing, incurable disease in which the average patient survives between six and 10 years, following numerous periods of remission and relapse.
Based on the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) guidelines, inhibition of the PI3K pathway has been shown to be an effective therapeutic strategy in treating indolent lymphomas, like follicular lymphoma; however, concerns exist about the safety of available oral PI3K inhibitors, highlighting the need for new approaches, said Martin Dreyling, Professor of Medicine at the University of Munich Hospital in Grosshadern.
Additionally, the Ki-67 cutoff value was <45% in indolent lymphomas and >45% in aggressive lymphomas.
Nodal marginal zone lymphomas are considered indolent lymphomas by the WHO monogram.