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Adeno-CA

adenocarcinoma

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ALL

acute lymphocytic leukemia

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AML

acute myeloid leukemia

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BRCA

breast cancer gene

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BSE

breast self-examination

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Bx

biopsy

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CA

cancer

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CA-125

cancer antigen 125

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CEA

carcinoembryonic antigen

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chemo

chemotherapy

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CIS

carcinoma in situ

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CLL

chronic lymphocytic leukemia

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CML

chronic myelocytic leukemia

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DCIS

ductal carcinoma in situ

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DNA

deoxyribonucleic acid

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ERT

external radiation therapy

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ETS

environmental tobacco smoke

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FNA

fine needle aspiration

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HCC

hepatocellular carcinoma

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HD

Hodgkin's disease

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H & E

hematoxylin and eosin

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HER-2

human epidermal growth factor receptor-2

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HTLV

human T-cell leukemia-lymphoma virus

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IRT

internal radiation therapy

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KS

Kaposi's sarcoma

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LCIS

lobular carcinoma in situ

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MPD

mammary Paget's disease

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NHL

non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

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PDT

photodynamic therapy

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RNA

ribonucleic acid

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St

stage (of disease)

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TC

testicular cancer

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TNM

tumour, node, metastasis

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TPE

Taxol, Platinol, Vepesid

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TSE

testicular self-examination

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VAD

vacuum-assisted needle biopsy device

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WHO

world health organization

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