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
Researchers at the US National Cancer Institute gave the experimental treatment, which has since been licensed to Gilead Sciences Inc., to a 49-year-old woman whose cancer came roaring back after a decade in remission.
After a year of chemotherapy and radiation treatment, his cancer went into remission.
Those with a history of dermatitis, immune disorders (including autoimmune disease), even if in remission, should think twice before getting a tattoo and have a conversation with their healthcare provider.
The 62-year-old Hogan has shown incredible resilience in the face of challenge -- having been diagnosed in 2015 with cancer that is now in remission.
The rare cancer — called oligodendroglioma — is now in remission.
Biggest accomplishment so far: Being deemed in remission.
His cancer has never been in remission, active the entire time.
While her husband's cancer is in remission, chemotherapy left him sterile.
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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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