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- adj. Prior to diagnosis
- n. A preliminary diagnosis, particularly one made before the occurrence of symptoms
This “emotional audit” will help you keep the past prediagnosis in its proper perspective.
In the middle of that summer Larry regained some measure of his prediagnosis strength.
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.
This association was consistently detected regardless of age, disease stage, body mass index, diagnosis year, tumor location and prediagnosis physical activity. "
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.