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NCCN Guidelines for Patients

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Brain Cancer – Gliomas, Version 1.2016

Acronyms

Acronyms

3D-CRT

three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy

CAM

complementary and alternative medicine

CT

computed tomography

DNA

deoxyribonucleic acid

EBRT

external beam radiation therapy

FDA

Food and Drug Administration

FISH

fluorescence in situ hybridization

IDH

isocitrate dehydrogenase

IHC

immunohistochemistry

IMRT

intensity-modulated radiation therapy

KPS

Karnofsky Performance Status

MGMT

methylguanine methyltransferase

MRI

magnetic resonance imaging

NCCN

National Comprehensive Cancer Network

PCR

polymerase chain reaction

PET

positron emission tomography

SRS

stereotactic radiosurgery

TTFields

tumor treating fields

VMAT

volumetric arc-based therapy

VEGF

vascular endothelial growth factor

WHO

World Health Organization