NSET Nanoscale Science, Engineering, and Technology Subcommittee

OCR Office for Civil Rights (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

OEWG Operational Efficiency Working Group

OHRP Office for Human Research Protections (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

pCR pathologic complete response

PERCIST PET Response Criteria in Solid Tumors

PET positron emission tomography

Ph+ Philadelphia chromosome positive

POG Pediatric Oncology Group

QIBA Quantitative Imaging Biomarkers Alliance

QOPI Quality Oncology Practice Initiative

RECIST Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors

RTOG Radiation Therapy Oncology Group

SACHRP Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections

SPECT single-photon emission computed tomography

SPORE Specialized Programs of Research Excellence

STAMPEDE Systemic Therapy in Advancing or Metastatic Prostate Cancer: Evaluation of Drug Efficacy

STPI Science and Technology Policy Institute

SWOG Southwest Oncology Group

TAILORx Trial Assigning IndividuaLized Options for Treatment

TRWG Translational Research Working Group

Tufts CSDD Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development

US ultrasound

VA U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

VEGF vascular endothelial growth factor



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