Acronyms and Abbreviations


AAMC

American Association of Medical Colleges

ACoS

American College of Surgeons

ACS

American Cancer Society

ADL

activities of daily living

AHRQ

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

AMA

American Medical Association

APA

American Psychiatric Association

APS

American Pain Society

ASCO

American Society of Clinical Oncology

ASPHO

American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology


BFI

Brief Fatigue Inventory


CAHPS

Consumer Assessment of Health Plans Survey

CIS

Cancer Information Service

CME

continuing medical education

CNS

central nervous system

COPD

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

CPR

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

CPT

Current Procedural Terminology


DCTD

Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis

DNR

do not resuscitate



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