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Disease Progression

"Disease Progression" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The worsening of a disease over time. This concept is most often used for chronic and incurable diseases where the stage of the disease is an important determinant of therapy and prognosis.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Disease Progression" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Disease Progression" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 6543 publications over 27 distinct years, with a maximum of 496 publications in 2017
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