Examples of remission in a Sentence
The patient is in remission.
a temporary remission of symptoms
He was given remission for good behavior.
Recent Examples of remission from the Web
Ron’s melanoma, which had been in remission, returned.
In a new Dancers Against Cancer PSA, the sisters spend quality time with young dancers — Brooke Kotrla, Maggie Kudirka, Ariella Stein, Joelle Truong, Dylan Balka and the dance team from MusEffect — who are currently battling cancer or in remission.
After treatment Taggart was in remission until this past winter.
But any time spent in remission, doctors say, can have long-term health benefits.
Instead of staying in remission, by November 2010, she was put on a cocktail of three powerful drugs.
While many therapies are effective at inducing cancer remission, most advanced cancers return, sometimes within months.
Six other patients in the trial (out of 45 total, with various types of cancer) also saw their diseases go into remission after participating in the trial.
After reviewing Janet’s medical records, a Hallwang Clinic doctor told the Colgans a cocktail of experimental drugs not widely available elsewhere could mean eventual remission for Janet.
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REMISSION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of remission for English Language Learners
: a period of time during a serious illness when the patient's health improves
: the act of reducing or canceling the amount of money that you owe
: the reduction of a prison sentence
REMISSION Defined for Kids
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