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  • n  a sign of something about to happen
  • s  of or relating to prediction; having value for making predictions

  • Neither of the MRIs showed cancer, just abnormalities, says Lucci, but more and more patients are requesting an MRI not as a diagnostic screening tool but as a prognostic one.
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  • Dialysis patients, doctors often out of sync on prognosis
    For most kidney disease patients, nephrologists will not offer any prognostic estimates. As a consequence, most seriously ill patients on hemodialysis often are overly optimistic about their odds of survival, said a study published online May 27 in JAMA Internal Medicine , formerly the Archives of Internal Medicine .
    June 10, 2013 - American Medical Association

  • Richard D. Wood in Science Daily (press release)
    At the MU Comparative Orthopaedic Laboratory, we are particularly interested in identification and validation of biomarkers that can detect early stages of osteoarthritis to provide accurate diagnostic and prognostic information prior to the onset... James Cook Science Daily (press release) Jun 10, 2009 77925 104942 prognostic Although it requires further investigation, we believe that mutations in this part of chromosome 6 could occur during the development of some cancers and this may have prognostic and therapeutic implications. We are now investigating this...

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