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Adeno-CA

adenocarcinoma

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AFP

alpha-fetoprotein

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AIDS

acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

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ALL

acute lymphocytic 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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chemo

chemotherapy

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CLL

chronic lymphocytic leukemia

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CT

computed tomography

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FNA

fine needle aspiration

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HD

Hodgkin's disease

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KS

Kaposi's sarcoma

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PSA

prostate-specific antigen

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TNM

tumor, node, metastasis

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TSE

testicular self-examination