NOTE : More Abbreviations can be found at my old google site for Cancer

AAAS – American Association for the Advancement of Science

AAI – American Association of Immunologists

ABS – American Brachytherapy Society

ACS – American Cancer Society

ACTREC – Advanced Centre for Training Research & Education in Cancer

ACOG – American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

AEH – Atypical Endometrial Hyperplasia

AIIMS – All India Institute of Medical Sciences

ASCO- American Society for Clinical Oncology

ASTRO – American Society for Radiation Oncology

BMI – Body mass Index

BRM -Biological Response Modifiers

CA-125 – Cancer Antigen 125

CAR – Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-Cell Therapy

CDC – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CRC – Colorectal Cancer

CRT – Chemoradiotherapy

CSS – Cancer Specific Survival

CT – Computed Tomography

CT – Chemotherapy

CTLA-4 : Cytotoxic T Lymphocyte Associated Protein- 4

DFS – Disease Free Survival

DMR – Distant Metastasis Rate

EBRT – External Beam Radiation Therapy

EC – Endometrial Cancer

EEC – Endometrioid Endometrial Cancer

EORTC – European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer

ESGO – European Society for Gynecological Oncology

ESMO – European Society for medical oncology

ESTRO – European SocieTy for Radiotherapy and Oncology

FDA – Food and Drug Administration

FDG – Fluorodeoxyglucose (cf- PET)

FIGO – International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics

FFS – Failure Free Survival

G-CSF : Granulcyte Colony Stimulating Factors

GOG – Gynecology Oncology Group

HDR – High Dose Rate (Brachytherapy)

H&E – Hematoxylin and Eosin

HLA – Human Leukocyte Antigens

HNPCC – hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer (Now referred as Lynch Syndrome)

HREC – High Risk Endometrial Cancer

HPV – Human Papilloma Virus

IARC – International Agency for Research on Cancer

ICRU – International Commission on Radiation Units & Measurements

IHC – Immunohistochemistry

ILs – Interleukins

IMA – Inferior mesenteric Artery ( cf- paraaortic lymph nodes)

IMRT – Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy

IORT – Intraoperative Radiation Therapy

ITC – Isolated Tumor Cells

IUS – Intrauterine Systems

LRR – Local Recurrence Rates

LN – Lymph Nodes

LS – Lynch Syndrome (earlier referred as HNPCC)

LVI – Lymphovascular invasion

mAb – Monoclonal antibody मोनोक्लोनल एंटीबॉडी

MMMT – Uterine mixed malignant mullerian tumors

MMR – Mismatch Repair (genes)

MRI – Magnetic Resonance Imaging

MSI – Microsatellite Instability

MD Anderson Cancer Centre

MSKCC – Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre

MVA – Multivariate Analysis

NCCN – National Comprehensive Cancer Network

NCI – National Cancer Institute

NIH – National Institutes of Health

NK Cells – Natural Killer Cells

NLM – US National Library of Medicine

OR – Odds Ratio

OS – Overall Survival

PCOS – PolyCystic Ovarian Syndome

PD-1 : Programmed Cell Death Protein 1

PDL-1 : PD-1 Ligand 1

PET-CT : Positron Emission Tomography – Computed Tomography

(PL) EC – Pelvis Limited Endometrial Cancer

PFS – Progression Free Survival

POLE – DNA Polymerase epsilon catalytic subunit (ultramutated in some EC)

PORTEC-3 : Postoperative Radiation Therapy for Endometrial Cancer Phase III Trial

RCT – Randomized Controlled Trials

RECIST – Response evaluation criteria in solid tumors

rem – Roentgen Equivalent Man

RFS – Relapse Free Survival

RT – Radiotherapy

SEER – Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results

SERM – Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators

SGO – Society of Gynecological Oncology

SNMMI – Society of Nuclear medicine and Molecular Imaging

Sv – Sievert

T2DM – Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

TARGIT – TARGetted Intraoperative radioTherapy

TMC – Tata Memorial Centre

TCGA – The Cancer Genome Atlas

UPSC – Uterine Papillary Serous Carcinoma

WHO – World Health Organisation

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