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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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1%, or 6 of 35 patients, with the median duration of complete and partial responses ongoing at 167 days.
This included four partial responses, one of which was qualified by the Company, and two complete responses.
Nearly half of evaluable patients in the trial have achieved a best response of stable disease (SD) or better, including two partial responses (PR) according to RECIST (Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors) guidelines.
Two patients with ovarian cancer achieved a partial response based on reduction in the levels of the tumor marker CA-125.
The researchers noted that 45 percent of the patients whose cancer had advanced to the liver (hepatic metastasis) experienced a partial response.
Of the 22 patients currently evaluable for radiological response, one patient achieved a partial response and two patients achieved stable disease for eN 6 months.
A partial response was observed in 13 of 39 (33%) evaluable subjects, which means that a 50 percent or greater reduction in measurable tumor size occurred.
Of these, 5 patients (56 percent) achieved a best response of stable disease or partial response ranging from 12 to 39 weeks, and of these 5, 2 patients with ovarian cancer achieved a durable normalization in the tumor marker CA-125.
A partial response was demonstrated in breast cancer (1 of 5 patients); colorectal cancer (1 of 22 patients); head and neck cancer (2 of 5 patients) and gastric cancer (2 of 3 patients).

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