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BMT

bone marrow transplantation

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bx

biopsy

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CA

cancer

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chemo

chemotherapy

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CR

complete response - disappearance of all tumor

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FNA

fine needle aspiration (removal of fluid)

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Mets

metastases (-ses, plural; -sis, singular)

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NED

no evidence of disease

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NHL

non-Hodgkin lymphoma

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Pap smear

Papanicolaou smear (When was your last period; count 10 to 14 days from start of period.

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PD

progressive disease - tumor increases in size.

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PR

partial response - tumor is one half its original size.

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prot.

protocol

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PSA

prostate-specific antigen

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RT

radiation therapy

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SD

stable disease - tumor does not shrink but does not grow

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TNM

tumor-nodes-metastases

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DRE

digital rectal examination

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TUR, TURP

transurethral resection of the prostate

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AP

anteroposterior

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PA

posteroanterior

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DNR

do not resuscitate

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AC

acromioclavicular (joint)

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CTS

carpal tunnel syndrome

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RA

rheumatoid arthritis; right atrium

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