adjuvant\ treatment


adjuvant\ treatment
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  • adjuvant Medicine — [ adʒʊv(ə)nt] adjective (of therapy) applied after initial treatment for cancer to suppress secondary tumour formation. noun a substance which enhances the body s immune response to an antigen. Origin C16: from L. adjuvant , adjuvare, from ad… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Adjuvant — The Latin “adjuvans” means to help, particularly to reach a goal. Adjuvant therapy for cancer is surgery followed by chemotherapy or radiation to help decrease the risk of the cancer recurring (coming back). An adjuvant is a substance that helps… …   Medical dictionary

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  • adjuvant — I. adjective Etymology: French or Latin; French, from Latin adjuvant , adjuvans, present participle of adjuvare to aid more at aid Date: 1574 1. serving to aid or contribute ; auxiliary 2. assisting in the prevention, amelioration, or cure of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • adjuvant — ad•ju•vant [[t]ˈædʒ ə vənt[/t]] adj. 1) serving to help or assist; auxiliary 2) med utilizing drugs, radiation therapy, or other means of supplementary treatment following cancer surgery 3) a person or thing that aids or assists 4) med anything… …   From formal English to slang

  • adjuvant — n. helper, assistant; substance or treatment that is used as a supplement to the primary treatment (Medicine); substance added to an antigen or vaccine to increase the immune response (Immunology) adj. helping, assisting, aiding; used as a… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • adjuvant therapy — noun any secondary treatment for cancer (such as chemotherapy) given after the primary treatment (such as surgery) in order to remove residual microscopic disease See Also: neoadjuvant therapy …   Wiktionary