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NCCN Guidelines for Patients

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Breast Cancer - Early-Stage

(STAGES I AND II)

, Version 1.2016

Glossary

Acronyms

Acronyms

AJCC

American Joint Committee on Cancer

ALP

alkaline phosphatase

BMI

body mass index

CBC

complete blood count

cm

centimeters

CT

computed tomography

DNA

deoxyribonucleic acid

EBRT

external beam radiation therapy

FDG

fluorodeoxyglucose

FNA

fine-needle aspiration

FSH

follicle-stimulating hormone

GYN

gynecologic

HER2

human epidermal growth factor receptor 2

IHC

immunohistochemistry

IMRT

intensity-modulated radiation therapy

ISH

in situ hybridization

LHRH

luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone

MRI

magnetic resonance imaging

PET

positron emission tomography

PET/CT

positron emission tomography/ computed tomography

SERM

selective estrogen receptor modulator

VUS

variants of unknown significance

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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