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ch. 19 abrv canc

ch. 19 cancer medicine abrv.

BMX bone marrow transplantation
bx biopsy
Ca cancer
CEA carcinoembryonic antigen
cGy centigray (one hundredth of a gray) or rad
chemo chemotherapy
CR complete response (disappearance of all tumor)
CSF colony-stimulating factor
DES diethylstibestrol
DNA deoxyribonucleic acid
ER estrogen receptor
EPO erythropoietin
5-FU f-fluorouracil
Ga gallium
Gy gray (unit of radiation equal to 100 rads)
mets metastases
MoAb monoclonal antibody
NED no evidence of disease
NHL non-hodgkin lymphoma
Pap smear papanicolaou smear
PD progressive disease
PR partial response
prot. protocol
PSA prostate-specific antigen
PSCT peripheral stem cell transplant
rad radiation absorbed dose
RNA ribonucleic acid
SD stable disease
TNM tumor, nodes, metastases
VEGF vascular endothelial growth factor
VRT, RT radiation therapy
Created by: funnykitty24