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NCCN Guidelines for Patients

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Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma, Version 1.2016

Acronyms

Acronyms

3D-CRT

three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy

ACJJ

American Joint Committee on Cancer

CO

carbon monoxide

CT

computed tomography

DLCO

diffusing capacity of the lungs for carbon monoxide

EBRT

external beam radiation therapy

EBUS-FNA

endobronchial ultrasound–guided fine-needle aspiration

ECG

electrocardiography

ECOG

Eastern Coopertive Oncology Group

EPP

extrapleural pneumonectomy

FDG

18F-fluorodeoxyglucose

IMRT

intensity-modulated radiation therapy

MRI

magnetic resonance imaging

NCCN®

National Comprehensive Cancer Network®

P/D

pleurectomy/decortication

PET

positron emission tomography

PET/CT

positron emission tomography/computed tomography

PFT

pulmonary function test

PS

performance status

SMRP

soluble mesothelin-related peptide

VATS

video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery