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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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Dave Fredrickson, executive vice president, Oncology Business Unit said, 'These findings for Imfinzi are another example of our focus on bringing long-term survival benefits to patients who still have a chance of being cured.
Sarah But in Birmingham and Solihull, the five-year survival rate for breast cancer has significantly improved, from 78.7 per cent for women diagnosed between 2007 and 2011, to 86.2 per cent for those diagnosed between 2012 and 2016.
It shows that patients in Leicester and the wider county diagnosed in 2012 had a five-year survival index of 52.4 per cent.
Surrey has the highest five-year survival index in England - at 55.6% - while North East London (49.3%) has the lowest.
Even 5-year survival estimates were over 100 per cent for stages 1 and 2, with good survival at stage 3 at 96.5 per cent and a larger drop at stage 4 to 47.7 per cent, highlighting the importance of early diagnosis.
Dzulkefly added that the MySCan report, which is Malaysia's first ever population-based study, would be a stepping stone for the initiation of cancer survival surveillance system in the country.
Historical survival rates in patients with Grade C/D disease and failure to respond to steroids have been only 10-30 percent.
Pearson Chi-square test was applied to see the correlation of clinicopathological features with overall recurrence (OR) (LR and DM) and overall survival (OS).
Pakistan Ordinance Factory set a target of 0.50 million trees and achieved 0.708 millions with survival rate of 79 percent, he said.
A 15-year study led by University of Windsor researchers shows that a hot climate reduces survival in tropical birds.
WEDNESDAY, June 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Compared with males, females who undergo radical cystectomy for bladder cancer have worse disease-free, cancer-specific, and overall survival, according to a review published in the July issue of The Journal of Urology.

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