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AACR American Association for Cancer Research

ACE Antigène Carcino-Embryonnaire (marqueur de tumeur cancéreuse)

ACS American Cancer Society

AIOM Italian Association for Medical Oncology

AIRO Associazione Italiana di Radioterapia Oncologica

AIS Adenocarcinoma In Situ

AJCC American Joint Committee on Cancer

AMETIST Assistance aux Malades En Traitement Intensif en Spécialité Tumorale

ARC Association de Recherche contre le Cancer (FR)

ASCO American Society of Clinical Oncology / Association américaine d'oncologie clinique

ASTRO American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology

BACR British Association for Cancer Research

BASO British Association of Surgical Oncologists

BOA British Oncology Association

BODMA British Oncology Data Managers Association

CA Cancer

CBP CarBoPlatine

Cancer Consultants Oncology resource center. Cancer treatment information.

Cancer world The online world of oncology.

CCG Children's Cancer Group (USA)

CCI Cancer Cell International Journal online

CCR Continuous Complete Remission

CCRG Children's Cancer Research Group (UK, Oxford )

CCS Canadian Cancer Society

CEA CarcinoEmbryonic Antigen (tumour marker)

CIRC Centre International de Recherche sur le Cancer

COOMR Center for Orthopædic Oncology and Musculoskeletal Research

COS Canadian Oncology Society

CRC Cancer Research Campaign (UK)

CT Chemotherapy / ChimioThérapie

DFS Disease Free Survival

EACR European Association for Cancer Research

EANO European Association for NeuroOncology

ECOG Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (USA, Harvard)

ECL European Cancer Leagues

ECOG Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (USA)

ECPC European Cancer Patient Coalition

EFS Event Free Survival

EPM Ependymoma (malignant) / Épendymome (tumeurs pédiatriques intracraniennes)

EORTC European Association for Research and Treatment of Cancer

ESO European School of Oncology

FECS Federation of European Cancer Societies (BE)

FNCLCC Fédération Nationale des Centres de Lutte contre le Cancer (FR)

GCT Germ Cell Tumour

GPR Good Partial Remission

HDC High Dose Chemotherapy

IACR International Association of Cancer Registries

IARC International Agency for Research on Cancer / Centre international de recherche sur le cancer

IASLC International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer

ICCCPO International Confederation of Childhood Cancer Parent Organisations

ICCG International Collaborative Cancer Group

ICCPO Icelandic Childhood Cancer Parent Organisation

ICISG International Cancer Information Service Group (UK)

ICR Institute for Cancer Research

IMCR Institute of Molecular Cancer Research University of Zürich

IMRT Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy

IORT IntraOperative Radiation Therapy

IPI International Prognostic Index

IPSO International Society of Pediatric Surgical Oncology

IWMF International Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia Foundation

LHS Lymphangioleiomyomatosis Histologic Score

Ligue contre le cancer Suisse

LNC Ligue Nationale contre le Cancer (FR, créée le 14 mars 1918)

LSC Ligue Suisse contre le Cancer

MCC Merkell Cell Carcinoma (a cutaneous cancer)

MILC Mission Interministérielle pour la Lutte contre le Cancer (Le plan cancer présenté le 24 mars 2003)

Molecular cancer Open access online journal

MPNST Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumour

MRT Malignant Rhabdoid Tumour

MuC Mucinous Carcinoma

MW Macroglobulinémie de Waldenström (Idem WM)

NCI National Cancer Institute (USA)

NCIC National Cancer Institute of Canada

NET NeuroEndocrine Tumors

NPC NasoPharyngeal Carcinoma

OS Overall Survival

PET-SCAN Positron Emission Tomography -Scanner - See Medical imaging

PLWC People Living With Cancer (USA, an ASCO website)

Prevention Swissweb santé publique (créé en 1996)

Radio-Oncologie Site francophone d'information sur les cancers et leurs traitements (Canada)

RFA Radio Frequency Ablation

ROC Receiver Operating Characteristics

RT RadioTherapy

RTS Radiation Therapy System

TBI Total Body Irradiation

TCG Tumeur à Cellules Géantes

TIL Tumor Infiltrating Lymphocyte

TNM Tumor - Node (regional lymph nodes) - Metastasis / T (Taille de la tumeur) - N (Ganglions lymphatiques régionaux) - M (Présence de métastases)

TNM staging Stade TNM

TNT Tumor Necrosis Therapy

TSEB Total Skin Electron Beam radiation

UICC Union Internationale Contre le Cancer / International Union Against Cancer

WBRT Whole Brain Radiation Therapy / Thérapie par irradiation totale du cerveau

WCI Washington Cancer Institute

WM Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia (Same as MW)

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