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ABC Advanced Breast Cancer

AUB Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

BMS The British Menopause Society

BrCa Breast Cancer

BSE Breast Self Examination

BSO Bilateral Salpingo-Oophorectomy

BT Breast Tumor

CEA Carcino Embryonic Antigen (a glycoprotein which serum level is an indicator for advanced breast cancer)

CEE Conjugated Equin Estrogens / Estrogènes Équins Conjugués

DCIS Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (a type of breast cancer)

EDDF Europa Donna Forum France. Coalition européenne contre le cancer du sein.

ERT Estrogen Replacement Therapy

Europa Donna The european breast cancer coalition.

FCU Frottis Cervico-Utérin

FIGO Fédération Internationale de Gynécologie et d'Obstétrique (Idem IFGO)

IFGO International federation of gynecology and obstetrics (Same as FIGO)

GSF Gynécologie Sans Frontières

GYN Gynecology / Gynécologie

HBOC Hereditary Breast + Ovarian Cancer Foundation

HERS Heart and Estrogen/Progestin Replacement Study (USA)

HRT Hormone Replacement Therapy (same as HTS)

HTS HormonoThérapie Substitutive (- Idem HRT)

LAVH Laparoscopic Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy

Leiomyoma Léiomyome

LCIS Lobular Carcinoma In Situ (a type of breast cancer)

LSO Left Salpingo-Oophorectomy

LUNA Laparoscopic Uterine Nerve Ablation

MEA Microwave Endometrial Ablation

MPA Medroxy-Progesterone Acetate

MVV Mycose Vulvo-Vaginale

NABCO National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organizations

NNBC Node-Negative Breast Cancer

The universe of women's health.

OPERA Outpatient Endometrial Resection / Ablation procedure

PCO PolyCystic Ovaries

PCOD PolyCystic Ovarian Disease

PCOS PolyCystic Ovarian Syndrome

PEARL Physiologic Endometrial Ablation / Resection Loop

PEBB Percutaneous Excisional Breast Biopsy

PID Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

PMB PostMenopausal Bleeding

POF Premature Ovarian Failure

POP Pelvic Organ Prolapse

POS Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

SSGO Société Suisse de Gynécologie et d'Obstétrique - See Obstetrical medicine

TAH Total Abdominal Hysterectomy

TAHBSO Total Abdominal Hysterectomy, Bilateral Salpingo-Oophorectomy

TCC Traitement Combiné Continu

TV Toucher Vaginal

TV Trichomonas Vaginitis / Vaginite à trichomonas

TVH Total Vaginal Hysterectomy

TVT Tension-free Vaginal Tape

UBT Uterine Balloon Therapy

UCAC Uterine Cornual Access Catheter

UFT Uterine fatty tumours (lipoma, lipoleiomyoma)

UOAC Uterine Ostial Access Catheter

Uterine leiomyoma Fibromyome - See PubMed Leiomyoma uteri

VVC Vulvo Vaginal Candidiasis

WHI Women's Health Initiative (USA, a NIH study)

WISDOM Women's International Study of long Duration Oestogens after Menopause (a UK study)

WISE Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation

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