MsC1210 Posted January 17, 2009 Share Posted January 17, 2009 Here is a list of commonly used acronyms that are found throughout this site. I am SURE I missed a lot so I hope that as others come across more they will add them to this tread. Warmly Christine lc, lung cancer sclc, small cell lung cancer nsclc, non small cell lung cancer SOB, shortness of breath NED, no evidence of disease Dx or dx diagnosis Tx or tx treatment B-I-L, M-I-L, F-I-L, S-I-L, Brother, mother, father, or sister in-law SO significant other DH dear hubby ONC, oncologist PCP primary care physician METS, metastasis VATS, video assisted thoracoscopic surgery WBR, whole brain radiation SUV, "standardized uptake value," which is based on the amount of metabolic activity resulting from the pre-scan injection of irradiated sugar May2, Charli, pixter and 5 others 7 1 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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