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Acronyms

Acronyms Definitions
BLT-D Biaxin, Low dose thalidomide, dexamethasone
ß2M Beta 2 Microglobulin
CBC Complete Blood Count
CR Complete Remission
CRP C-Reactive Protein
C-VAMP VAMP + Cyclophosphamide
DEX Dexamethasone
DCEP Dexamethasone, Cyclophosphamide, Etoposide and Cisplatin
DCEP-T Dexamethasone, Cyclopsospamide, Etoposide, Cisplatin & Thalidomide
DPACE Dexamethasone, Cisplatin, Adriamycin, Cyclophosphamide, Etoposide
DT-PACE Dexamethasone, Thalidomide, Cisplatin, Adriamycin, Cyclophosphamide, Etoposide
DVD Doxil, Vincristine, Dex
DVT Deep Vein Thrombosis
DVD-T Doxil, Vincristine, Dex & Thalidomide
EFS Event Free Survival
FISH Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization
GVHD Graft Versus Host Disease
HDT High Dose Therapy
IMM Indolent Multiple Myeloma
ISS International Staging System
MGUS Monoclonal Gammapathy of Undetermined Significance
MP Melphalan & Prednisone
MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging
ONJ Osteonecrosis of the Jaw
OS Overall survival
PET Positron Emission Tomography
PN Peripheral Neuropathy
PR Partial Remission
PSCT Peripheral Stem Cell Transplant
REVLoDEX Revlimid, Low dose Dexamethasone
SCT Stem Cell Transplant
SMM Smouldering Multiple Myeloma
SRE Skeletal Related Event
TMI Too Much Information
TTP Time to Progression
VAD Vincristine, Adriamycin, Dexamethasone
VAMP Vincristine, Adriamycin, Methyl prednisone
VEGF Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor
VGPR Very Good Partial Remission