Abbreviations

GCRA Abbreviations

Abbreviation

Term

ASCO American Society of Clinical Oncology
CCG Clinical Cancer Genomics
CCGCoP Clinical Cancer Genomics Community of Practice
CCGCRN Clinical Cancer Genomics Community Research Network
CGEP Cancer Genetics Education Program
COH City of Hope
CRCUW Cancer Risk Counseling for Underserved Women
CSPPN Cancer Screening & Prevention Program Network
GCRA Genetic Cancer Risk Assessment
GD Genetic Discrimination
HISPANEL Hispanic BRCA Mutation Panel
IC Intensive Course
IRIS Individualized Risk Information System
ISONG International Society of Nurses in Genetics
NCCN National Comprehensive Cancer Network
NSGC National Society of Genetic Counselors
ONS Oncology Nursing Society
TICGR Topics in Cancer Genetics Research

Clinical Cancer Genetics Cancer Screening & Prevention Program Network

PEDIGREE ABBREVIATIONS

Abbreviation

Clinical Term or Diagnosis

Abbreviation

Clinical Term or Diagnosis

a/w Alive & well GU Genitourinary
Accident Accident: suicide, fell out of a tree, etc. HBP High blood pressure
ADH Atypical ductal hyperplasia HC Head circumference
ALL Acute lymphocytic leukemia HD Hodgkin’s disease
AML Acute myelogenous leukemia HNPCC Hereditary non-polyposis colon cancer
ASCAD Atherosclerotic coronary artery disease HRT Hormone replacement therapy
ASCVD Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease Hrt dz Heart disease
BCC Basal cell carcinoma HTN Hypertension
Bilat reconst Bilateral reconstruction Hx/hx History
BPH Benign prostatic hyperplasia Hyst-BSO Hysterectomy bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy
Br Breast cancer IHC Immunohistochemistry
BSE Breast self-exam Lat dorsi Reconstruction using latissimus dorsi muscle
BSO Bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy LCIS Lobular carcinoma in situ
Bx/bx Uiopsy Liver mets Metastasis to the liver from a cancer
Ca, CA Cancer, carcimona LOH Loss of heterozygosity
CA NOS Cancer not otherwise specified Mel Melanoma
CAD Coronary artery disease MEN Multiple endocrine neoplasia
Cerv Cervical cancer Mets Metastasis
CF Cystic fibrosis MI Myocardial infarct (heart attack)
Chemo Chemotherapy MM Multiple myeloma
CHF Congestive heart failure MMR Mismatch repair
CIS Carcinoma in-situ MS Multiple sclerosis
CLL Chronic lymphocytic leukemia MVA Motor vehicle accident
CML Chronic myelocytic leukemia NED No evidence of disease
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease NHL Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
CRC Colorectal, colon or rectal cancer New Primary Br Bilateral breast cancer or ipsilateral 2nd primary
CVA Cerebral vascular accident (stroke) NF1 Neurofibromatosis type I
DCIS Ductal carcinoma in situ NF2 Neurofibromatosis type II
DM Diabetes mellitus NHL Non Hodgkin’s lymphoma
Dx/dx Diagnosed NSAID Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
ELSI Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues Ov Ovarian cancer
ERT Estrogen replacement therapy Pr Prostate cancer
Esoph Esophageal cancer PSA Prostate specific antigen
ETOH Ethyl alcohol (alcoholism) PUD Peptic ulcer disease
FAP Familial Adenomatous Polyposis PVD Peripheral vascular disease
GERD Gastroesophageal reflex disease Rad or XCT Radiation
GI Gastrointestinal Renal Renal or kidney cancer
GI CA NOS Gastrointestinal cancer not otherwise specified Retinoblast/RB1 Retinoblastoma