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  1. P.O.
    "per ous," by mouth
  2. HD
    high dose
  3. N/V
    nausea & vomiting
  4. NED
    no evidence of disease
  5. NK
    not known
  6. NOS
    not otherwise specified
  7. PSA
    • prostate specific antigen
    • (prostate tumor marker)
  8. SC
    subcutaneous
  9. TBI
    total body irradiation
  10. SOB
    short of breath
  11. Tx
    treatment
  12. UA
    urine analysis
  13. LN
    lymph node
  14. IVP
    intravenous pyelogram
  15. HRT
    hormone replacement therapy
  16. FNA
    fine needle aspiration
  17. ENT
    ear, nose, throat
  18. DCIS
    ductal carcinoma in situ
  19. D/C
    discharge
  20. DC
    discontinue
  21. CEA
    carcinoembryonic antigen
  22. LP
    lumbar puncture (usually for BMT)
  23. IMRT
    intensity modulated radiotherapy
  24. IM & IV
    intramuscular and intravenous
  25. Gy, cGy
    gray, centigray
  26. GU
    genitourinary
  27. GI
    gastrointestinal
  28. Dx
    diagnosis
  29. F/H, H/O
    family history, history of
  30. Ca
    cancer, carcinoma, calcium
  31. c/o
    complaining of
  32. Bx
    biopsy
  33. CT
    chemotherapy
  34. BID
    twice a day
  35. TID
    3 times a day

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