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Care

Watchful attention; custody; diligence; concern; caution; as opposed to Negligence or carelessness.

In the law of negligence, the standard of reasonable conduct determines the amount of care to be exercised in a situation. The care taken must be proportional to the apparent risk. As danger increases, commensurate caution must be observed.

Slight care is the care persons of ordinary prudence generally exercise in regard to their personal affairs of minimal importance.

Reasonable care, also known as ordinary care, is the degree of care, diligence, or precaution that may fairly, ordinarily, and properly be expected or required in consideration of the nature of the action, the subject matter, and the surrounding circumstances.

Great care is the degree of care that persons of ordinary prudence usually exercise with respect to their personal affairs of great importance.

Another type of care is that which a fiduciary—a person having a duty, created by his or her undertaking, to act primarily for another's benefit—exercises in regard to valuable possessions entrusted to him or her by another.

care

n. in law, to be attentive, prudent and vigilant. Essentially, care (and careful) means that a person does everything he/she is supposed to do (to prevent an accident). It is the opposite of negligence (and negligent), which makes the responsible person liable for damages to persons injured. If a person "exercises care," a court cannot find him/her responsible for damages from an accident in which he/she is involved. (See: careless)

care

(Be cautious), verb be cautious, be concerned, bear in mind, beware, consider, curare, give heed to, guard, have regard, heed, look out for, mind, pay attention to, protect, take precautions, watch out for, watch over
Associated concepts: care and caution, care and skill, careful, careless, degree of care, due care, extraordinary care, great care, lack of care, ordinary care, slight care, want of care

care

(Regard), verb administer to, attend, attend to, be concerned, be concerned for, become involved, bother, foster, mind, minister to, nurture, pay attention to, serve, supervise, support, sustain, tend, watch over
Associated concepts: care and custody, care and mainteeance, custody or control
See also: administration, agency, aid, alimony, apprehension, assistance, auspices, burden, caution, charge, concern, consideration, constraint, control, custody, direction, discretion, fear, generalship, guidance, heed, help, imprisonment, interest, maintenance, management, notice, particularity, patronage, precaution, preservation, problem, protection, prudence, regard, relief, rigor, safekeeping, shelter, supervision, support, surveillance, trust, upkeep, ward, weight
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Those who have a second recurrence or an unresectable tumor on first recurrence should receive best supportive care or additional chemotherapy with cisplatin, 5-FU, or taxane.
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Study participants received Lonsurf plus best supportive care, or placebo plus best supportive care until their disease worsened or side effects became intolerable.
This submission is reportedly based on the pivotal Phase III GRID trial data, showing regorafenib plus best supportive care (BSC) improved progression-free survival (PFS) compared to placebo plus BSC in patients with metastatic and/or unresectable GIST who were previously treated with imatinib and sunitinib.
NEW YORK -- ImClone Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: IMCL) and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) today announced the publication of study results showing that metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) patients with wild-type or "normal" K-ras tumors who were treated with ERBITUX[R] (cetuximab) plus best supportive care (BSC) had a statistically significant increase in overall survival and progression-free survival compared to those treated with BSC alone.
This J-NDA is based on the results from the open-label, randomized Phase II clinical study (JapicCTI-121850) that compared the progression-free survival (PFS) of Japanese patients treated with Yondelis (trabectedin) against best supportive care (BSC), which was the primary endpoint.
The IDRC assessed the safety profile of seliciclib and recommended that the study continue after reviewing data from 173 patients with previously-treated non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), of whom 45 proceeded into the blinded portion of the study and were randomized to receive either seliciclib or best supportive care.
For patients with confirmed disease progression in the best supportive care (BSC) arm of study-C, study-S was conducted as a rescue therapy to evaluate safety and efficacy of trabectedin.