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Remission (Definition)

This is related to act of remitting.A condition or period n which something is remitted.It is not a cure. Complete remission means that there is no sign or symptoms of the condition like cancer or another condition partial remission means some ...Read more


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If a disease is in remission, does that mean that it is cured?

Sometimes: For cancer, "remission" means we can't detect cancer in your body. You might have cancer cells somewhere that we can't see. In other diseases, remission usually means temporarily gone or not causing symptoms. I use the word "remission" in cancers that are gone for now, but have a high chance of returning. I use the word "cure" only when I am quite certain the cancer is never coming back. ...Read more

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What are the chances of coming out of remission of leukemia?

What are the chances of coming out of remission of leukemia?

It depends: It all depends upon the type of leukemia. Leukemia is not one disease and response rates vary according to the type of leukemia. ...Read more

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What is the criteria for remission for jra? Can you out grow jra?

What is the criteria for remission for jra?  Can you out grow jra?

See details: The criteria vary from doctor to doctor. My criteria is the absence of symptoms, a normal exam and normal sed rate and/or crp. ...Read more

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When after a chemo cycle until you find out if you are in remission?

When after a chemo cycle until you find out if you are in remission?

Depends: This depends on the cancer and the type of chemotherapy. There are instances where cancer is already in remission before even starting chemotherapy. If cancer is active before chemotherapy, in general, it may take 2-4 cycles to determine if someone is in remission. ...Read more

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Can my child out grow jra? I read she can and also read she can't they jra is a life long condition but can have remission and flares

Can my child out grow jra? I read she can and also read she can't they jra is a life long condition but can have remission and flares

Can outgrow: Many children will see their jra resolve by the late teens or early twenties. This is especially true of the pauciarticular form (4 or less joints involved). The polyarticular form (greater than 4 joints involved) also can frequently resolve, although not as frequently as the milder form. ...Read more

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What does it mean when RA is under remission? Does that mean its cured for a while ? Or what !?

What does it mean when RA is under remission?
Does that mean its cured for a while ?
Or what !?

Remission: A remission is a temporary end to the medical signs and symptoms of an incurable disease. Think of it as a period in which the disease is not active. ...Read more

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I have cml and I am remission . What does this mean? Wbc is 16, 900.

I have cml and I am remission . What does this mean? Wbc is 16, 900.

Ask your doctor: Such questions are better explained by your treating doctor, but you have to ask them him/hr. Your WBC count is still a bit high. It is easy to get CML into remission which means a WBC count of < 10, 000 and disappearance of your genetic abnormality which is called philadelphia chromosome. The modern treatments are also expected to produce a molecular remission...Ask your doctor about what you hav. ...Read more

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Cancer: If it is in remission can that mean that cancer may not return at all? What tests shows there are no cancer cells?

Cancer: If it is in remission can that mean that cancer may not return at all? What tests shows there are no cancer cells?

Yes that is possible: Cancer can be cured with modern therapies. If it is in complete remission then it means no visible Cancer cells. Some such patients will be cured and live a normal life. But some patients do relapse with time, so you have to remain under surveillance and be checked regularly. We have many tests that can show a tumor but all such tests have some false nehgative results which means they are not 100% ...Read more