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NCCN Guidelines for Patients

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Prostate Cancer, Version 1.2016

Glossary

Acronyms

Acronyms

3D-CRT

three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy

ADT

androgen deprivation therapy

AJCC

American Joint Committee on Cancer

CAB

combined androgen blockade

CAM

complementary and alternative medicine

CRPC

castration-recurrent prostate cancer

CT

computed tomography

DES

diethylstilbestrol

DEXA

dual energy x-ray absorptiometry

DNA

deoxyribonucleic acid

DRE

digital rectal exam

EBRT

external beam radiation therapy

HDR

high-dose rate

HIFU

high-intensity focused ultrasound

IGRT

image-guided radiation therapy

IMRT

intensity-modulated radiation therapy

LDR

low-dose rate

LHRH

luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone

PSA

prostate-specific antigen

mg

milligram

mpMRI

multi-parametric magnetic resonance imaging

MRI

magnetic resonance imaging

MRI-US

magnetic resonance imaging-ultrasound

PET

positron emission tomography

PLND

pelvic lymph node dissection

SBRT

stereotactic body radiotherapy

TRUS

transrectal ultrasound

TURP

transurethral resection of the prostate

VTP

vascular targeted photodynamic

NCCN Abbreviations and Acronyms

NCCN

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National Comprehensive Cancer Network

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NCCN Patient Guidelines

NCCN Guidelines for Patients

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NCCN Guidelines

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NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology

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