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QPCR (Quantitative reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction) (12-7-2015)

is a very sensitive test that detects and measures the BCR-ABL gene. QPCR makes thousands of copies of the DNA in cells from a blood or marrow sample to see how many cells have the BCR-ABL gene. Copies of BCR-ABL found by QPCR are also called BCR ABL... Continue Reading

Quick’s test (11-30-2012) 1. A test for jaundice. 2. A test for hemophilia. ... Continue Reading

Quick’s test (04-25-2009) 1. A test for jaundice. 2. A test for hemophilia. ... Continue Reading

Quick’s test (12-5-2001) 1. A test for jaundice. 2. A test for hemophilia. ... Continue Reading

Qualitative Melanin Test (12-5-0001) A test for detecting melanin in the urine of patients with malignant melanomas. ... Continue Reading

Quadrant (12-5-0001) A quarter portion of any roughly circular anatomical area, such as the abdomen, measured along imaginary axes at right angles to each other. ... Continue Reading

Qualitative Test (12-5-0001) A test that determines the presence of absence of a substance. ... Continue Reading

Quality Of Life (12-5-0001) The overall enjoyment of life. Many clinical trials measure aspects of a patient’s sense of well-being and ability to perform various tasks to assess the effects that the cancer and its treatment have on the patient. ... Continue Reading

qigong (12-5-0001) Traditional Chinese medicine regimen involving movements, breath regulation, and meditation, geared to balance qi and maintain health. ... Continue Reading

qi (12-5-0001) According to ancient Chinese philosophy, the vital life "force" or energy that flows throughout the body along pathways that connect all organs and systems. Disruptions in the flow of qi are said to cause imbalance and illness. ... Continue Reading

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