HDC

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HDCHalf Double Crochet
HDCHistoric District Commission (various locations)
HDCHill Descent Control (automobiles)
HDCHome Design Center (various locations)
HDCHousing Development Corporation (New York, NY)
HDCHigh-Dose Chemotherapy
HDCHot Dog Cart
HDCHastings District Council (New Zealand)
HDCHarborough District Council (UK)
HDCHard Disk Crusher (various companies)
HDCHill Descent Control
HDCHigh Definition Camera
HDCHandle to a Device Context
HDCHybrid Device Controller
HDCHardware Data Compression
HDCHigh Dependability Computing
HDCHigh Density Distribution Chassis
HDCHistidine Decarboxylase
HDCHard Disk Controller
HDCHorowhenua District Council (New Zealand)
HDCHelp Desk Central (Texas A&M University)
HDCHigh Desert Church
HDCHome Detention Curfew (UK criminal system)
HDCHeavy Duty Chassis (vehicles)
HDCHold-Down Clip (various companies)
HDCHeartland Developers Conference (software)
HDCHenry Dunant Centre (conflict resolution)
HDCHorticultural Development Council (UK)
HDCHealth & Disability Commissioner (New Zealand)
HDCHigh Dependency Care (healthcare)
HDCHors de Combat (French: Outside the Fight)
HDCHolder in Due Course (legal)
HDCHealth Data Consortium
HDCHealth Discovery Corporation (molecular diagnostics; Savannah, GA)
HDCHomier Distributing Company (Huntington, IN)
HDCHard Drive Carrying (case)
HDCHard Drive Crash
HDCHydrodynamic Chromatography (analytical chemistry)
HDCHoneysuckle Development Corporation (New South Wales; Australia)
HDCHeart and Diabetes Center (Germany)
HDCHydroelectric Design Center (US Army Corps of Engineers)
HDCHelp Defeat Cancer (project)
HDCHotel del Coronado
HDCHistoric Development Commission (Alabama)
HDCHelicopter Direction Center
HDCHensall District Cooperative (Canada)
HDCHigh Density Connector
HDCHigher Diploma Course (various locations)
HDCHarbor Defense Command
HDCHollandse Dagblad Combinatie
HDCHeartland Deaf Center, Inc.
HDCHarbor Defense Commander
HDCHackers Dot Com
HDCHasselblad Data Camera
HDCHabitability Design Center (US NASA)
HDCHardwoods Development Council (Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture; Harrisburg, PA)
HDCHardware Design Center
HDCHandle for Device Context (Microsoft Windows programming)
HDCHouston Dow Center
HDCHackers Digital Crime (German)
HDCHotel Development Council
HDCHybrid Driver Controller
HDCHistorical Data Collection (IBM)
HDCHijo del Cura (Spanish)
HDCHelicopter Director Center
HDCHelicopter Defense Command
HDCHawkins Data Center (California DOJ)
HDCHarmonie de Charlesbourg
HDCHenry Dryden Collection (art; UK)
HDCHelicopter Dynamic Component
HDCHealth and Development Centre (various locations)
HDCHarmonie de Coaticook
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The results of the present study suggest that zinc-L-carnosine can also prevent the development of oral mucositis in patients with hematologic cancers who are receiving high-dose chemotherapy and radiation therapy followed by hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
Long-term outcome of patients with relapsed and refractory germ cell tumors treated with high-dose chemotherapy and autologous bone marrow rescue.
According to Nice, most people with multiple myeloma are not able to withstand intensive treatment, such as high-dose chemotherapy with a stem cell transplant.
Studies have shown a correlation between low MBL levels and susceptibility to serious infections in patients immunosuppressed from chemotherapy, including patients with multiple myeloma undergoing high-dose chemotherapy and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, Enzon said.
The prevailing opinion of high-dose chemotherapy and bone marrow transplant has been "unreasonably negative" ever since a spate of negative results was reported in the spring of 1999, Dr.
Her doctor in Massachusetts said she needed a procedure called an autologous bone marrow transplant, in which white blood cells would have been removed from her bone marrow, allowing her to undergo high-dose chemotherapy to kill the cancer, and then the white blood cells would have been returned to revive her immune system.
High-dose chemotherapy is being increasingly recommended to women treated for breast cancer.
What makes matters more complicated is the considerable variability in what is broadly referred to as conventional dose chemotherapy (CDCT) and high-dose chemotherapy (HDCT), both considered accepted salvage chemotherapeutic regimens in advanced GCT.
The company says the potential therapeutic indication is to reduce the incidence, duration and severity of oral mucositis in patients with hematologic malignancies undergoing high-dose chemotherapy, with or without irradiation, followed by a bone marrow transplant.
The strategy of using high-dose chemotherapy and bone marrow transplantation in ovarian cancer has been abandoned by most oncologists, Dr.
High-dose chemotherapy followed by autologous bone marrow or stem cell transplantation did not offer any survival advantage over conventional chemotherapy for women with high-risk or metastatic breast cancer in four of five recently reported studies.
Cancer patients should be counseled to increase their level of exercise in the recovery phase after high-dose chemotherapy," the investigators report in the May 1 Cancer.
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