Definitions

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  • adj. Prior to diagnosis
  • n. A preliminary diagnosis, particularly one made before the occurrence of symptoms

Etymologies

pre- +‎ diagnosis (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This “emotional audit” will help you keep the past prediagnosis in its proper perspective.

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  • In the middle of that summer Larry regained some measure of his prediagnosis strength.

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  • To ensure against recall bias, prescription records were used to confirm a prediagnosis history of bisphosphonate use, said Dr. Gad Rennert, chairman of community medicine and epidemiology at the Clalit National Cancer Control Center in Haifa, Israel.

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  • This association was consistently detected regardless of age, disease stage, body mass index, diagnosis year, tumor location and prediagnosis physical activity. "

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  • Because these participants have provided biennially updated data on aspirin use, we had a unique opportunity to extend these findings by examining the influence of prediagnosis and postdiagnosis aspirin use on the survival of patients with established colorectal cancer, "the authors write.

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