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NCCN Guidelines for Patients

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Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Version 1.2014

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Glossary

Acronyms | Types of sarcoma

Acronyms

3D-CRT

three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy

CT

computed tomography

DNA

deoxyribonucleic acid

EBRT

external beam radiation therapy

EUS

endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration

FAP

familial adenomatous polyposis

GIST

gastrointestinal stromal tumors

HDR brachytherapy

high–dose rate brachytherapy

IMRT

intensity-modulated radiation therapy

IORT

intraoperative radiation therapy

LDR brachytherapy

low–dose rate brachytherapy

MRI

magnetic resonance imaging

PET

positron emission tomography

SBRT

stereotactic body radiation therapy

SDH

succinate dehydrogenase

NCCN Abbreviations and Acronyms

NCCN

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National Comprehensive Cancer Network

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NCCN Patient Guidelines

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NCCN Guidelines for Patients

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NCCN Guidelines

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NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology

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Types of sarcoma

Alveolar soft-part sarcoma

Angiosarcoma

Hemangiosarcomas

Lymphangiosarcomas

Clear cell sarcoma

Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

Desmoplastic small round cell tumor

Epithelioid sarcoma

Fibrosarcoma

Gastrointestinal stromal tumors

Hemangiopericytoma

Kaposi’s sarcoma

Leiomyosarcoma

Liposarcoma

Malignant fibrous histiocytoma

Malignant hemangiopericytoma

Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor

Malignant schwannomas

Myxofibrosarcoma

Neurofibrosarcomas

Neurogenic sarcomas

Pleomorphic sarcoma, not otherwise specified

Rhabdomyosarcoma

Synovial sarcoma