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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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Ethnic Indians had higher survivals for most of the fifteen cancers such as thyroid, corpus uteri, colorectal, pancreas, lung, trachea and bronchus, leukaemia and lymphoma.
Cancer has been found to be the fourth most common cause of death in Malaysia, the Health Ministry has said in its latest report called the Malaysian Study on Cancer Survival (MySCan).
In this study, we compared the survival time of serous and carcinosarcoma subtypes of patients with endometrial carcinoma.
The duration from surgery to the date of relapse was determined as the duration of disease-free survival, and the duration until the patient was last seen was determined as the overall survival time.
Survival was founded in 1969 after an article by Norman Lewis in the Sunday Times highlighted the massacres, land thefts and genocide taking place in Brazilian Amazonia.
Survival is the only international organisation supporting tribal peoples worldwide.
cancer survival rates from 1978 to 1986 -- conducted by psychologist Bernard H.
For instance, he says, Spiegel's small sample of controls may have deviated form the national survival rate purely by chance.