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ACRONYMS
06.19.12

Acronym

Meaning

Allo Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant
Auto Autologous Stem Cell Transplant

ß2M

Beta 2 Microglobulin

BiRD Biaxin, Revlimid, Dexamethasone

CBC

Complete Blood Count

CR

Complete Remission

CRAB Calcium Renal Anemia Bone Disease

CRP

C-Reactive Protein

CyBorD

Cytoxan, Velcade (Bortezomib), Dexamethasone

DEX

Dexamethasone

DCEP

Dexamethasone, Cyclophosphamide, Etoposide and Cisplatin

DPACE

Dexamethasone, Cisplatin, Adriamycin, Cyclophosphamide, Etoposide

VDT-PACE

Velcade, Dexamethasone, Thalidomide, Cisplatin, Adriamycin, Cyclophosphamide, Etoposide

DVD

Doxil, Vincristine, Dex

DVT

Deep Vein Thrombosis

EFS

Event Free Survival

FISH

Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization

GVHD

Graft Versus Host Disease

HDT

High Dose Therapy

ISS

International Staging System

MGUS

Monoclonal Gammapathy of Undetermined Significance

MP

Melphalan & Prednisone

MPR Melphalan, Prednisone, Revlimid
MPT Melphalan, Prednisone, Thalidomide

MRI

Magnetic Resonance Imaging

ONJ

Osteonecrosis of the Jaw

OS

Overall survival

PBSCT Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplant

PET

Positron Emission Tomography

PFS Progression-Free Survival

PN

Peripheral Neuropathy

PR

Partial Remission

PSCT

Peripheral Stem Cell Transplant

REVLoDEX

Revlimid, Low dose Dexamethasone

RMPT Revlimid, Melphalan, Prednisone, Thalidomide

SCT

Stem Cell Transplant

SMM

Smoldering Multiple Myeloma

SRE

Skeletal Related Event

TMI

Too Much Information

TTP

Time to Progression

VAMP

Vincristine, Adriamycin, Methyl prednisone

VEGF

Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor

VGPR

Very Good Partial Remission

VRd Velcade, Revlimid, Low Dose Dexamethasone
VTD Velcade, Thalidomide, Dexamethasone


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