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doubling time

for cancer in general, the time it takes for a cell to divide or for a tumor to double in size. Tumors vary in doubling time from 8 to more than 1,000 days. Thus, a cancer may be present for many years before it can be found. Compare to PSA doubling time.

Cancer Glossary

... doubling time Search. for cancer in general, the time it takes for a cell to divide
or for a tumor to double in size. Tumors vary in doubling time from 8 ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=d

Making Decisions About Breast Cancer Surgery

... choosing double mastectomy may want to take advantage of newer breast
reconstruction techniques, and have both breasts done at the same time. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/features/making-decisions-about-breast-cancer-surgery

Vaccine Studies Offer Hope for Brain Cancer Patients

... average, the combination more than doubled the time it ... "The possibility of
doubling expected survival ... the regimen appeared to double the expected ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/vaccine-studies-offer-hope-for-brain-cancer-patients

How is chronic lymphocytic leukemia staged?

... microglobulin; Lymphocyte doubling time (the time it takes for the
lymphocyte count to double) of less than 6 months; Increased ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-chroniclymphocyticcll/detailedguide/leukemia-chronic-lymphocytic-staging

Great American Smokeout: A Time To Quit

... of addiction is strong, but there has never been a better time to quit ... that are
there to counsel you during your journey, and can double your chances ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/post/2008/11/13/great-american-smokeout-a-time-to-quit.aspx

Modified Citrus Pectin

... For capsules, the suggested dose is 800 milligrams (mg) 3 times a day ... Their
PSA doubling time (a measure of how fast PSA goes up) improved in ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/dietandnutrition/modified-citrus-pectin

Double Dipping on Cancer Risk

... That “double dipping” on risk is what has public ... for high school boys; they were
five times more likely ... to oversee tobacco products for the first time. ...

http://www.cancer.org/myacs/eastern/areahighlights/cancernynj-news-double-dipping

Modified Citrus Pectin

... For capsules, the suggested dose is 800 milligrams (mg) 3 times a day ... Their
PSA doubling time (a measure of how fast PSA goes up) improved in ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/dietandnutrition/modified-citrus-pectin?sitearea=eto

Types of colostomies

... 4 and 5): When creating a double-barrel colostomy ... person to person and even
from time to time. ... is worn over a transverse colostomy at all times. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/colostomyguide/colostomy-types-of-colostomies

Nearing the End of Life

... You may also want to double-check the beneficiary or ... period of sleepiness
and confusion, may have a short time when he ... Plan your times with the ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002899-pdf.pdf