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NCCN Guidelines for Patients

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Breast Cancer – Locally Advanced (STAGE III)

Version 1.2017

Acronyms

3D-CRT

three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy

AJCC

American Joint Committee on Cancer

BMI

body mass index

CBC

complete blood count

cm

centimeters

CT

computed tomography

DNA

deoxyribonucleic acid

FDA

Food and Drug Administration

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

LINAC

linear accelerator

MRI

magnetic resonance imaging

PET

positron emission tomography

PET/CT

positron emission tomography/ computed tomography

SERD

selective estrogen receptor degrader

SERM

selective estrogen receptor modulator

SLNB

sentinel lymph node biopsy

VUS

variants of unknown significance

Acronyms